The South Asian island, The Maldives is reopening its door for the Tourist from 15th of July 2020. With the very low number of Covid-19 cases of 2501 by 7th July, Maldives is opening its door to the visitors.
Visitors are not bound to quarantine nor provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival. However any one exhibiting symptoms on arrival will be tested at their own cost and subject to quarantine. Upon arrival, travelers will undergo through temperature checks and visitors should practice social distancing and use of face mask hand sanitizer regularly at the airport and in all social places.
It is advised those with symptoms of fever or shortness of breath or who have come in contact with a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case within the last 14 days to avoid travel.
During the arrival visitors must hold the confirmed hotel booking and have to remain at one property for the whole duration of their stay. The hotel/resorts should be the registered property with Ministry of tourism. Visitors also have to complete a health declaration form provided on their flight. From 15th of July, the visitors are allowed to stay on resort islands and live-aboard boats. However Beginning of August, Government has permitted to open the guest houses and hotels in the local inhabitant islands.
Many properties in atoll have implemented new cleanliness and hygiene protocols to keep guests safe and keeping the visitors peace of mind amid the pandemic.