Fuvahmulah City

Curfew to be imposed at Fuvahmulah

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has decided to impose a curfew at Fuvahmulah City.

Fuvahmulah reported its first case of COVID-19 on 7 February following a random sample testing from a person who was quarantining in the city upon returning from Dubai.

Since then, 11 people have tested positive for COVID-19.

A statement issued by the HPA today said that a curfew will be imposed in Fuvahmulah City from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. starting tomorrow. And both vehicles and pedestrians will be banned from the streets of Fuvahmulah City.

Other protective measures being implemented include a ban on traveling between districts and visiting homes. However, travel is allowed for essential needs and seeking medical attention.

Public gatherings of more than three people and private functions have been banned and the cafés and restaurants have been ordered to close down. However, delivery services are allowed.