Bank of Maldives (BML) have confirmed its ATM vestibules will be closed for an hour's duration to disinfect the machines and venues.

The disinfection will be carried out under a fixed schedule which has been publicized on the bank's official website.

"We would like to inform our customers to take note of the disinfecntion schedule before visiting our ATM locations in Male'", read the bank's Twitter post.

According to the bank's website, three of BML's ATM vestibules in Male' region will close down for one hour duration at 22:30hrs on Tuesday evening.

The vestibules in question are their main branch, customer service center and Marine Dream ATM Center.

The national bank of Maldives operates a total of 7 vestibules in Male', which are frequented by thousands of customers daily.