COVID-19: Curfew re-imposed on Greater Male' Region

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced a new curfew for the Greater Male’ Region.

A strict curfew was imposed on the Greater Male’ Region in a bid to combat the COVID-19 pandemic last year. The restrictions were later relaxed in stages as the COVID-19 situation improved in the Maldives. However, the number of positive cases recorded in the Maldives have been on the rise over the past few weeks, with 145 positive cases recorded over the past 24 hours.

The Health Protection Agency announced that a curfew will be imposed in the Greater Male’ Region once again from 12:00 am to 04:00 am effective from 27th January 2020. No land vehicles will be allowed to operate at this time, and the public will not be allowed to be out on the streets or in public spaces during this time.