COVID-19 Updates - October 22, 2020

STATEMENTS

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Maldives will be reopening its borders to tourists of all nationalities on 15th July 2020. There will be no further incoming travel restrictions to the country. Read the full statement by the Ministry of Tourism here.

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
  • Resorts, hotels and liveaboards located in uninhabited islands are to resume operations on 15th July 2020
  • Hotels and guest houses located in inhabited islands are to resume operations on 1st August 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.