COVID-19 operation center to close on Thursday

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) will be closing the COVID-19 operations center established at Dharubaaruge.

In April 2020, HPA began using the Dharubaaruge building as an operations hub for COVID-19 related works. The national COVID-19 taskforce's meetings, media briefings, and other activities at the center.

HPA on Tuesday said all works that were being done at the center would be ceased, and the center would close on March 24.

The decision to close the center comes while President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on March 13 lifted the State of Public Health Emergency invoked in 2020.