President of the Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Maldivian President who is fully vaccinated said he was in home isolation.
President Solih’s wife Fazna Ahmed had tested positive for COVID-19 in April last year.
The president was set to travel on a poll campaign for an upcoming by-election.
The Maldives was one of the first countries to reopen its international borders to tourists in July 2020 even as several nations were in lockdown while battling the coronavirus wave.
The island nation has been hit by a new COVID-19 wave as the total coronavirus cases crossed 100,000 this week.
There were 816 new COVID-19 cases reported on Thursday worrying health officials.
Health officials in the country have ramped up testing across the island nation even as virus cases have surged.