Japan also pledged to donate 21 paramedic ambulances next month.
The pledge was made at a ceremony held to mark the 10th anniversary of NGO Tiny Hearts.
The instruments were described as "quick disbursing sources."
Plans to lease plots for guesthouses prompted concerns of "gated tourism."
But the proportion of Maldivians travelling for medical treatment is declining.
A ninth patient died on Thursday.
Taxi drivers denied planning to stage a strike.
It was made mandatory for taxis to start using a mobile app.
The majority leader floated the idea of naturalising long-term residents.
The Transport Authority also announced fixed rates.
The programme kicks off in Addu City on Friday.
The withdrawal limit was raised to cover 80 percent of the pilgrimage's cost.
A statement would be required from the first wife.
#LibaasSabbees prompted a flurry of posts celebrating local culture.
Female athletes clinched historic gold medals in table tennis and badminton.
Gerstel beer was found to contain 0.3 percent alcohol vapour.
It will be the first international sporting event to be held in Maldives.