COVID-19: Fitness clubs, gyms shut down voluntarily

The fitness clubs and gyms in the capital city Male’ to be shut down temporarily.

The decision is made as a safety measure following the declaration of the public health emergency in the Maldives due to the coronavirus.

The decision is made after a discussion held among fitness clubs and gym service providers on Monday. Most gyms have said they hope that all the gyms will be shut down for the time being.

The gyms are to be closed until 28th of this month.

While 13 cases of COVID-19 have been detected in the Maldives, the government has closed schools and educational institutions and on Monday cinemas have also been shut down.