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Maldives' ex president hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19

Former President  Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom has been admitted at the DH11 facility at Dharumavantha Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19

Minimum wage to come into effect by end of 2021 in the Maldives

The Parliament’s Economic Committee has approved of amendments to the Employment Act of the Maldives that will designate sectors in which a minimum wage is to be set, which will then be implemented before the end of 2021

Authorities seek healthcare workers as cases stack up in the Maldives

Health Emergency Operations Center (HEOC) has announced that it is searching for health workers as COVID-19 cases in the Maldives keep on increasing day by day

Gayyoom hits back at Nasheed over vote-rigging claims

Former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom has hit back at his successor, former president Mohamed Nasheed after he accused the former of tampering with votes

Over 120 medical personnel have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Maldives

The Maldives Health Emergency Operation Centre (HEOC) has stated that 121 medical personnel working in the frontlines have tested positive for COVID-19

COVID-19: 'May have to resort to a triage system if numbers keep increasing'

Maldives health officials have warned that the hospitals may have to adopt a triage system to treat COVID-19 patients if the number of cases keep increasing

Medical personnel are exhausted; take heed, warns TAG

The rising number of COVID-19 patients is taking a toll on medical personnel, the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) in the Maldives has stated

Vehicle movements prohibited in capital from 8 pm to 5 am

The Maldives government on Saturday banned vehicle movements in capital Male’ from 2000hrs to 0500hrs in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19

Over 30 positive patients unreachable: HEOC

The Health Emergency Operations Centre (HEOC) Saturday said 33 individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 are unreachable

COVID-19: Actual figures exceed projections; situation continues to worsen

165 days have passed since the first case of COVID-19 was detected in the Maldives. The number of cases increased from March 7 until late June, after which the figures began to slowly decline. At this point, authorities relaxed several precautionary measures taken in response to the pandemic

COVID-19: Actual figures exceed projections; situation continues to worsen

A good 165 days have passed since the first case of COVID-19 was detected in the Maldives. The number of cases increased from March 7 until late June, after which the figures began to slowly decline

Must learn from hardships during trying circumstances, says Maldives pres

Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has stated that the country is facing difficult times, and that lessons must be derived from islamic history in this situation

Students of Grade 11, 12 in Male' City to attend school

In order to prepare students for the A’ Level and AS examinations, the Education Ministry has announced that students of Grades 11, 12 in Male’ City are to attend schools for education

Only 399 international flight landings after border reopened: MACL

Maldives Airport Company Limited (MACL), on Tuesday, revealed that only 399 international flights landed at Velana International Airport (VIA) within the first month since Maldives reopened its borders

Maldives extends temporary ban on new Bangladeshi labour recruits

Ministry of Economic Development, on Thursday, extended the ban on bringing Bangladeshi labourers to Maldives for a period of one year, just as the restriction's September 18 deadline draws close