Addu City curfew extended by another week

The curfew implemented in Addu City has been extended by another week.

According to Addu City Council, the curfew duration was further extended due to the current COVID-19 situation in the southernmost atoll. In addition to the curfew, other measures which were implemented to curb the spread of COVID-19 will also be maintained.

The curfew in Addu City is from 09:00 pm until 04:00 am. Shops, cafes and restaurants are prohibited from providing in-house services during curfew hours, but may provide delivery services until 12:00 am after obtaining a special delivery permit.

Addu City has recorded 1237 positive cases to date, out of which 224 cases are active. Four people are currently hospitalized. Three COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in the city.