In the press conference held in by Police and Maldives National Defence Force. CP Hameed in stated they have dispatched more than 200 police officers across Greater Male’ region.
The action has come into effect as Health Protection Agency (HPA) placing a 24 hours lock down of greater Male’ region. As the first COVID-19 in Male’ region has been confirmed today.
Maldives police service has noticed all locals in the areas to remain in home and anyone whom breaks the lockdown rules would be fined MVR 4000 if any individual does not comply with the order. The police have also stated that they would help anyone whom need to buy essentials during this time by providing a contact number 3304444 and NEOC police cluster system before going out. Started anyone whom goes out must have identification.