Authorities have revealed the COVID-19 preparedness measure are been prepared to ease movement restriction measures.
Earlier president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih during a televised address on Wednesday confirmed easement in lockdown measure would be done and noted that all relevant technical figures would provide the relevant details.
As such speaking in a press on Thursday Marook has stated that actions are being taken to ensure the safety of everyone as we go into ease. He noted that an additional 10 ventilators bring total 129 in a country with 4000 oxygen Cylinders and beds for isolation facilities along with quarantine facilities being established across the Maldives.
Mabrook has also noted that with the new testing machinery’s can test 1200 per day with IGMH conducting 600 testes while ADK does 500 tests and police forensic lab doing 145 tests. Despite the following Mabrook also added an additional two BioFire PCR testing machines would be arriving to the Maldives by next week.
Furthermore, in response to concerns over the outer atoll having fewer facilities. Mabrook noted that 7 facilities are being established in the atolls including Addu, Fuvahmulah City, Ihavandhoo, Gaafu Alif, Shviyani atoll, Baa atoll and laamu are the atolls which the facilities are being completed. He noted biomedical equipment and beds would be delivered by the end of May.
He also stated that these centres have enough personal protective gear in stock and the ministry is working to get more to send to the atolls.
As already 300-bed capacity facility has been developed in the capital Male city region. The government keeps on gearing up for the ease of moment.