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Maldives former president Gayoom tests positive for COVID-19

Aug 26 2020

MALE The former president of the Maldives, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, said he had tested positive for COVID-19, as the tourist-dependent island nation reports a pick-up in cases since re-opening its borders last month.

Maldives former president Gayoom tests positive for COVID-19

Aug 26 2020

MALE, Aug 26 The former president of the Maldives, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, said he had tested positive for COVID-19, as the tourist-dependent island nation reports a pick-up in cases since re-opening its borders last month.

South Asia coronavirus cases hit 22,000 as Maldives locks down capital

Apr 17 2020

NEW DELHI/MALE The number of people infected with the coronavirus crossed 22,000 in densely populated South Asia on Friday driven by a rise in cases in India as the tiny Indian Ocean island nation of Maldives locked down its capital.

Maldives confirms first two coronavirus cases; two resort islands locked down

Mar 08 2020

MALE The Maldives has curbed movement on several resort islands, authorities said on Sunday, after the country reported its first two cases of coronavirus.

Maldives confirms first two coronavirus cases; two resort islands locked down

Mar 08 2020

MALE The Maldives has curbed movement on several resort islands, authorities said on Sunday, after the country reported its first two cases of coronavirus.

Maldives bans travellers from China over virus fears, minister says

Feb 03 2020

MALE The Maldives has banned travellers arriving from China as a precautionary measure to combat the spread of coronavirus, the tourism minister of the Indian Ocean islands said on Monday.

Maldives bans travellers from China over virus fears, minister says

Feb 03 2020

MALE The Maldives has banned travellers arriving from China as a precautionary measure to combat the spread of coronavirus, the tourism minister of the Indian Ocean islands said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Maldives bans travellers from China over virus fears, minister says

Feb 03 2020

MALE, Feb 3 The Maldives has banned travellers arriving from China as a precautionary measure to combat the spread of coronavirus, the tourism minister of the Indian Ocean islands said on Monday.

Commission says Maldives journalist was murdered by Islamist militants

Sep 02 2019

MALE An abducted Maldivian journalist was murdered by Islamist militants, a panel investigating deaths and disappearances under the previous government said, in remarks that were critical of former president Abdulla Yameen.

Commission says Maldives journalist was murdered by Islamist militants

Sep 02 2019

MALE An abducted Maldivian journalist was murdered by Islamist militants, a panel investigating deaths and disappearances under the previous government said, in remarks that were critical of former president Abdulla Yameen.

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