A recently deceased man in Gdh. Thinadhoo would be tested for COVID-19.
The man whom passed away is a resident of Gdh. Madaveli and had a severe acute respiratory infection. According to spokesman Mabrook Azeez, the deceased man sample has been taken and now is on the way to Male’ since the island no testing capability. But Mabrook has noted if the family wishes to proceed with the funeral proceedings safety measures must be put in place to do the proper burial of the body.
As the process goes through the information would be updated by the authorities accordingly on the samples taken from the deceased.