Curfew to be imposed from 9pm till 4am in Addu City

Aerial view of Hithadhoo flats | Photo: The Times of Addu

Addu City, Maldives – Addu Health Emergency Operations Center has announced that curfew will be imposed in Addu City from 21:00 to 04:00 for a week starting from tomorrow. 

According to Mayor Sodiq, during curfew times, going out in public and the operation of any vehicles on the road is prohibited.

Further restrictions imposed also stated that going out in groups of more than 3 is also not allowed under the new guidelines, and that when out, masks are always mandatory in the region.

According to the Mayor of the City, Abdullah Sodiq (Sobe), the decision has been made with consideration to the fact that there may be a possible community spread in the city.

Apart from this, dine-ins and operations of roadside food stalls, as well as hair saloons has also been suspended, with only delivery allowed for restaurants and cafés. However, he revealed that shops will be open as per the Health Protection Agency (HPA) guidelines during this time.

According to Mayor Sodiq, the curfew will be imposed for 7 days starting from tomorrow onward.