In response to the following COVID-19 outbreak. Authorities have ordered 200 ventilators to be brought to the Maldives. But today 18 ventilators have been brought to Maldives.
These ventilators are brought via SriLankan Airlines by Medtech Maldives. The government has already handed over the project to bring 50 ventilators to Medtech Maldives.
According to the minister of Health 38 ventilators have been brought to the Maldives. The minister also had said they are facing challenges in bringing the ventilators as the countries are under lockdown.
The government has handed over to several other companies other than Medtech to bring more ventilators into the country.