Parts of Male’ under quarantine for emergency exercise

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has said that emergency drills are underway in parts of Male’ City during which time people would not be allowed to go out of their houses.

HPA said that the drill will be taking place in three difference areas in the city between 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. where the HPA has advised the public to adhere to the instructions given through-out this exercise.

Speaking at the COVID-19 update press conference yesterday, Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, from the Medial Task-force, said that the team is preparing for the worst-case scenario as well.

Dr. Shaheed said that last week although none of the samples last week tested positive for the illness, everyone must stay vigilant.