Maldives former President, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom has tested positive for Covid-19.
The 82-year-old former leader who ran the nation for 30 years revealed that he has tested positive for the infection, via a tweet on Monday night.
It is not clear on how Gayoom contracted the infection, and whether any other members for the family have tested positive.
The island nation has confirmed a total of 7,047 coronavirus cases since March, with 135 cases reported on Monday. (Courtesy Raajje Television)