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Maldives cabinet discusses COVID-19 impact

Maldives' cabinet  discussed the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the archipelago. The discussions were held at a meeting at the president’s official residence called Mulee’aage

Maldives expected to suffer most due to pandemic: World Bank

The Maldives' economy will be the worst hit as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Bank has announced

COVID-19 pandemic may cost Maldives airlines $507 mn

The Maldivian aviation industry will suffer a loss of US$ 507 million as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic. This was revealed by the International Aviation Transport Association (IATA), a trade association of the world's airlines founded in 1945

Maldives earnings hit by COVID-19

The Maldives government has announced that the Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA) revenue collection in March has dipped by 26.9 percent in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak

Maldives president lauds healthcare workers

The Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih lauded the services of doctors and healthcare workers, and thanked them for their contribution in handling the COVID-19 pandemic

Maldives announces virus economic package

The Maldives government has announced an economic relief package to mitigate the losses caused to the economy due to the global COVID-19 pandemic

Maldives budget deficit projected to increase

Maldivian Finance Minister Ibrahim Ameer has said the government now projected the budget deficit to increase to MVR 12 billion in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19: Maldives Parliament goes virtual, claims historic feat

In a historic move, the Maldives Parliament will become the first parliament in the world to conduct its proceedings via video conference as social distancing becomes the norm to fight the coronavirus pandemic

Maldives sees reduction of active COVID-19 cases amid strict precautions

Maldives has seen an overall reduction of COVID-19 cases, with more patients recovering than new ones being confirmed amid stringent precautionary measures taken by the government

Maldives to connect prison inmates with families via video calls

In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the Maldives government, which has already suspended all visits in the prisons, is now planning to connect the inmates with their families via video calls

Maldives confirms second local case of COVID-19

The Maldives government has confirmed a second national has been tested positive for the highly-contagious COVID-19 virus

Maldives confirms first local case of COVID-19

The Maldives government has confirmed that a local has been tested positive for the highly-contagious COVID-19 virus

Maldives converts luxury resorts to coronavirus quarantine centers

The Maldives is turning remote luxury resort hotels in the idyllic archipelago into quarantine facilities in a bid to insulate the remote Indian Ocean nation from the spreading coronavirus pandemic

Maldives sends rescue flight to evacuate citizens from Sri Lanka

Maldives is sending an aircraft to Sri Lanka to evacuates its citizens in the island as a Coronavirus pandemic is sweeping the world

Maldives' main hospital urge retired healthcare workers to join back

The India Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH), a state-owned multi-speciality hospital built with Indian help, and one of two hospitals in Malé, has urged retired health professionals, especially doctors, to join back in a bid to combat the COVID-19 pandemic

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