COVID-19 Updates - May 27, 2020

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STATEMENTS

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Issuance of visa on arrival for all foreign nationals will be halted effective from 27 March 2020. Read the full announcement by Maldives Immigration
Country Effective Date
China Effective from 04 February 2020
Iran Effective from 26 February 2020
South Korea (North and South Gyeongsang Provinces) Effective from 03 March 2020
Italy Effective from 08 March 2020
Bangladesh Effective from 24 March 2020
Germany (Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia and Baden-Württemberg) Effective from 15 March 2020
Spain (All provinces and regions) Effective from 15 March 2020
France (Île-de-France and Grand Est) Effective from 15 March 2020
Malaysia Effective from 17th March 2020
United States Effective from 18 March 2020
United Kingdom Effective from 19th March 2020
Sri-Lanka Effective from 21st March 2020

RESTRICTIVE MEASURES WITHIN MALDIVES

  • State of Public Health Emergency declared from March 12, 2020
  • Travel between resorts. safaris and inhabited islands restricted from March 12, 2020
  • All excursion activities within Maldives banned from March 13, 2020
  • Tourist check in to guest houses and city hotels in Greater Malé Region (Malé, Villimalé and Hulhumalé) suspended from March 14, 2020
  • Tourist check in to guest houses and city hotels nationwide suspended from March 17, 2020
  • All non-essential travel between islands restricted from April 17, 2020

MAP OF MALDIVES

THE ISLANDS AND RESORTS ARE NATURALLY SELF-ISOLATED

Map of Maldives

IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19 WHILE IN MALDIVES, CALL

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  • If a case of COVID-19 is identified in a tourist facility, procedures are set in place for the property to work with the government of Maldives to ensure safe return of unaffected tourists to their home country.
  • The government of Maldives is closely monitoring and enforcing measures to prevent any effective community spread of the virus.