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Tally of Maldivian COVID-19 patients surpass 100

With this discovery of the new COVID-19 cases in the Maldives capital Malé City on Wednesday afternoon, the case count of Maldivian patients has surpassed 100

India extends US$ 150 mn currency swap support to Maldives

India has extended US$ 150 million foreign currency swap support to the Maldives

Additional two COVID-19 cases reported in Maldives

Two more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Maldives

Tourists from over 50 countries stranded in the Maldives amid COVID-19 crisis

There are tourists from over 50 countries stranded in the Maldives, reveals the Minister of Tourism Ali Waheed

Six new COVID-19 cases reported in Maldives

Six new cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have emerged in the Maldives

Eight more Maldivians test positive for COVID-19

Authorities have discovered eight new cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Maldives

Maldives apologizes for "inadequate" accommodation provided for foreign workers

The National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) has acknowledged that the quarantine facility in Vilivaru island is "not the most adequate location to accommodate humans”

Nine, including five Bangladeshi nationals, test positive as Indian medicines arrive

Nine persons, including five Bangladeshi nationals, tested positive of COVID19  in capital Male bringing the number of cases to 74 in the island city.  The capital had seen the first positive case last Wednesday and has seen a spike of cases since then. Over 1400 people have been sent to quarantine to prevent the spread

Protect rights of migrants amidst pandemic: Transparency Maldives

The human rights watchdog, Transparency Maldives, has urged the Maldivian government to protect the rights of migrant workers as the capital faces a surge in virus cases

COVID-19 cases rise to 75

Maldives' Health Protection Agency (HPA) on Thursday announced that nine more people had tested positive for COVID-19 in Male, taking the total number of positive cases to 75 in the capital city. The archipelago has so far reported 95 COVID-19 cases

Maldives IMF deal to go to Board on April 22

A 29 million US dollar program for the Indian Ocean tourist paradise of Maldives will go to the board of the International Monetary Fund on April 22, 2020, as coronavirus hits many South Asian nations

Maldives President discusses COVID-19 situation with UN Secretary-General

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has discussed the ongoing situation regarding the spread of the global pandemic over the telephone with the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres

Maldives prepares for nation-wide lockdown as cases spike

The Maldives is preparing for a full lockdown after several cases of local transmission of COVID-19 were identified in the capital city

Islamic State behind arson attack in Maldives?

This could be the first-ever attack carried out by the terror group Islamic State in the island nation of Maldives if the report is true. However, the police suspect a gang war

Over 150 Maldivians stranded in India repatriated

The government has repatriated 159 Maldivians, who were stranded in India for medical purposes

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