Pursuant to the Health Protection Agency (HPA)’s circular (IUL)23-L/452/2021/9) dated 06 August 2021, ease in travel restrictions will apply effective from 1st September 2021, based on the following COVID-19 vaccination coverage and COVID-19 positivity rate in initial departing island and travel quarantine measures:

1. COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage
  • At least 90% of the eligible resident population above 12 years of age have completed full dosage of vaccination.
  • At least 90% of the eligible resident population above 65 years of age completed full dosage of vaccination
  • At least 95% of staffs in all tourist facilities of the tourist guest house islands have completed full dosage of vaccination
2.  Pre-departure PCR Testing and Travel Quarantine Measures
  • Should the traveler be fully vaccinated*, and the destination island has met the aforementioned vaccination coverage rates as stated in point 1, the following shall apply:
    • Pre-departure testing, and on-arrival travel quarantine is no longer required if the initial departing island has a COVID-19 positivity rate below 5%*

Note: The Islands listed in the table below with vaccination criteria fulfilled, and if the Island is not under monitoring, the person can travel without a negative PCR result and is not required to quarantine.

    • Pre-departure COVID-19 PCR testing*, and on-arrival travel quarantine is required if the initial departing island has a COVID-19 positivity rate above 5%*
  • If the traveler is not fully vaccinated, they must complete a mandatory 14-day quarantine upon arrival irrespective of the destination island vaccination coverage rate as in point 1.
  • If the traveler is not fully vaccinated, and the destination island has not met the vaccination coverage rates per as stated in point 1, the traveler must undergo pre-departure COVID-19 PCR testing, and complete a mandatory 14-day quarantine upon arrival
  • Individuals who have not completed their COVID-19 vaccination regimen must bear the costs of pre-departure, and quarantine release PCR testing.

* All pre-departure COVID-19 PCR testing must be done with a sample obtained 72 hours prior to departure

* An individual is fully vaccinated if it has been 14 days after the last dose of vaccination.

* Positivity rates are calculated based on the results of weekly random samples collected in the island

Vaccination coverage of islands are published and updated by Health Protection Agency, with information provided by the Island authorities.

As per the information available from the respective islands as of 19th October 2021, the islands fitting to the vaccination criteria stated in point 1 are as follows:

 

 

 

LOCATION POPULATION 2 DOSE VACCINATED VACCINATED COVERAGE(%)
Atoll Island Monitoring Status Total Number of 12+ Living Population Total Number of 65+ living in island* Total Population in tourist services* Total Number of 12+ Living Population Vaccinated Total 65+ Living Population* Vaccinated Total Population in tourist services* Vaccinated Coverage of Total 12+ Living Population (%) Vaccinated Coverage of 65+ Population (%) Vaccination Coverage of people in tourist service* (%) All Criteria Fulfilled
HA Uligam 324 34 295 31 91% 91%
HA Kelaa 846 106 36 811 106 36 96% 100% 100%
HA Molhadhoo 178 27 175 26 98% 96%
HA Thakandhoo 253 37 241 37 95% 100%
HA Dhidhdhoo 2130 215 2123 209 100% 97%
HA Filladhoo 407 33 366 32 90% 97%
HA Thuraakunu 333 37 316 34 95% 92%
HA Vashafaru 406 38 29 366 35 28 90% 92% 97%
HA Maarandhoo 489 59 460 59 94% 100%
HA Utheem 435 36 419 34 96% 94%
HA Hoarafushi 1,402 157 4 1262 143 4 90% 91% 100%
HA Muraidhoo 374 63 344 62 92% 98%
HDH Nellaidhoo 657 80 598 79 91% 99%
HDH Kumundhoo 753 52 678 52 90% 100%
HDH Finey 323 27 318 24 98% 90%
HDH Kurinbee 441 34 397 32 90% 94%
HDH Makunudhoo 979 92 963 91 98% 99%
HDH Vaikaradhoo 629 75 594 75 94% 100%
HDH Hanimaadhoo 1,674 118 1634 118 98% 100%
HDH Naivaadhoo 341 34 323 32 95% 94%
HDH Nolhivaramfaru 678 95 671 89 99% 94%
SH Noomara 398 19 397 18 99% 95%
SH Bilehfahi 435 37 7 411 35 7 94% 95% 95%
SH Maroshi 410 36 382 36 93% 100%
SH Maaungoodhoo 737 78 672 78 91% 100%
SH Komandoo 870 46 2 827 46 2 95% 100% 100%
SH Feydhoo 613 65 597 63 97% 97%
SH Milandhoo 1467 98 1411 96 96% 98%
SH Goidhoo 434 52 410 47 94% 90%
SH Lhaimagu 462 36 2 439 33 2 95% 92% 92%
SH Kanditheem 884 77 1 846 75 1 96% 97% 97%
N Lhohi Yes 582 62 539 58 93% 94%
N Manadhoo 1,332 120 1212 117 91% 98%
N Holhudhoo 1,177 119 2 1168 115 2 99% 97% 100%
N Magoodhoo 221 14 199 14 90% 100%
N Henbadhoo 450 38 418 38 93% 100%
N Fohdhoo 266 20 10 256 20 10 96% 100% 100%
N Kendhikulhudhoo 1209 83 1099 83 91% 100%
N Landhoo 573 38 561 38 98% 100%
N Mafaru 646 49 586 49 91% 100%
N Kudafari 459 43 444 43 97% 100%
N Velidhoo 1,324 131 6 1236 122 6 93% 93% 100%
N Malhendhoo 555 59 500 59 90% 100%
R Maduhvarri 1254 91 1148 87 92% 96%
R Innamaadhoo 452 38 410 35 91% 92%
R Inguraidhoo 999 83 934 82 93% 99%
R Kinolhus 576 30 536 30 93% 100%
R Ungoofaaru 1700 74 1592 69 94% 93%
R Angolhitheemu 332 17 329 17 99% 100%
R Rasmaadhoo 497 57 472 54 95% 95%
R Vaadhoo 306 38 277 35 91% 92%
R Rasgetheemu 492 58 453 58 92% 100%
R Meedhoo 1,380 104 1258 100 91% 96%
R Alifushi 1,400 120 1271 118 91% 98%
B Fehendhoo 160 11 9 151 10 9 94% 91% 100%
B Fulhadhoo 154 8 45 140 8 45 91% 100% 100%
B Kendhoo 663 53 609 53 92% 100%
B Goidhoo 528 36 7 492 36 7 93% 100% 100%
B Dhonfan 347 28 2 316 27 2 91% 96% 100%
B Kihaadhoo 298 14 271 13 91% 93%
B Hithaadhoo 628 41 607 40 97% 98%
B Dharavandhoo 737 49 50 712 47 49 97% 96% 98%
B Thulhaadhoo Yes 1330 137 1269 135 95% 99%
B Kudarikilu Yes 325 38 1 321 38 1 99% 100% 100%
B Eydhafushi 1,973 187 35 1776 182 34 90% 97% 97%
B Maalhos 389 25 16 385 24 15 99% 96% 94%
B Kamadhoo 356 25 30 338 25 29 95% 100% 97%
LH Naifaru 3750 308 3 3514 305 3 94% 99% 100%
LH Olhuvelifushi 540 28 533 27 99% 96%
LH Hinnavaru 1988 128 44 1881 123 42 95% 96% 95%
LH Kurendhoo 908 84 10 860 82 10 95% 98% 100%
K Hura 833 57 64 819 56 62 98% 98% 97%
K Maafushi 2,629 45 355 2513 44 340 96% 98% 96%
K Himmafushi 1,840 40 57 1656 37 55 90% 93% 96%
K Gulhi 688 43 32 630 42 32 92% 98% 100%
K Thulusdhoo 1356 44 138 1215 41 127 90% 93% 92%
K Kaashidhoo 1255 86 12 1221 79 12 97% 92% 100%
K Dhiffushi 940 45 86 851 41 82 91% 91% 95%
K Guraidhoo 1,566 73 57 1473 69 56 94% 95% 98%
K Gaafaru 957 39 28 891 37 28 93% 95% 100%
AA Mathiveri 619 31 24 563 30 23 91% 97% 96%
AA Thoddoo 1396 85 140 1298 78 138 93% 92% 99%
AA Rasdhoo 903 75 80 826 74 77 91% 99% 96%
AA Maalhos 389 31 3 353 30 3 91% 97% 100%
AA Feridhoo 373 41 16 341 37 16 91% 90% 100%
AA Ukulhas 815 28 95 748 28 91 92% 100% 96%
ADH Dhigurah 515 35 84 464 33 82 90% 94% 98%
ADH Mandhoo 216 24 205 23 95% 96%
ADH Hangnameedhoo 412 39 41 389 39 41 94% 100% 100%
ADH Fenfushi 728 60 3 655 55 3 90% 92% 100%
ADH Mahibadhoo 1,720 109 30 1586 106 27 92% 97% 90%
ADH Kunburudhoo 371 27 350 25 94% 93%
ADH Omadhoo Yes 693 37 45 681 36 44 98% 97% 98%
ADH Dhangethi 646 40 93 598 38 88 93% 95% 95%
ADH Maamigili 2230 144 37 2011 140 37 90% 97% 100%
V Rakeedhoo 118 14 106 14 90% 100%
V Felidhoo 444 27 29 404 27 29 91% 100% 100%
V Fulidhoo 270 16 50 246 15 50 91% 94% 100%
V Keyodhoo 585 42 90 556 40 89 95% 95% 99%
V Thinadhoo 193 7 180 7 93% 100% 100%
M Kolhufushi 649 72 586 72 90% 100%
M Mulah 895 80 2 833 77 2 93% 96% 100%
M Raiymandhoo 111 13 100 12 90% 92%
M Veyvah Yes 285 11 274 10 96% 91%
M Maduvvari 346 29 322 27 93% 93%
M Dhiggaru 820 98 783 97 95% 99%
M Muli 746 49 731 48 98% 98%
M Naalaafushi 295 34 293 33 99% 97%
F Magoodhoo 499 10 449 10 90% 100%
F Dharanboodhoo 354 15 326 14 92% 93%
F Nilandhoo Yes 1115 114 11 1084 113 11 97% 99% 100%
F Feeali 876 54 806 52 92% 96%
DH Bandidhoo 459 28 12 431 26 12 94% 93% 100%
DH Kudahuvadhoo 2,643 187 31 2420 183 28 92% 98% 90%
DH Rinbudhoo 217 15 2 215 14 2 99% 93% 100%
DH Maaenboodhoo Yes 565 44 3 510 44 3 90% 100% 100%
DH Meedhoo 936 38 848 36 91% 95%
DH Hulhudeli 604 42 12 547 41 12 91% 98% 100%
TH Thimarafushi 865 66 6 820 64 6 95% 97% 100%
TH Kinbidhoo 580 58 5 528 58 5 91% 100% 100%
TH Omadhoo 409 36 374 36 91% 100%
TH Vandhoo 303 22 283 21 93% 95%
TH Vilufushi 781 98 750 96 96% 98%
TH Buruni 301 25 270 24 90% 96%
TH Gaadhiffushi 248 23 4 248 22 4 100% 96% 100%
TH Kandoodhoo 369 28 368 28 100% 100%
TH Veymandoo 1,140 48 2 1106 47 2 97% 98% 100%
TH Hirilandhoo 894 79 8 880 75 8 98% 95% 100%
TH Guraidhoo 1223 174 1123 174 92% 100%
L Hithadhoo 876 58 815 58 93% 100%
L Mundoo 125 7 114 7 91% 100%
L Kunahandhoo 444 53 398 51 90% 96%
L Isdhoo – Kalaidhoo 1045 107 995 105 95% 98%
L Maabaidhoo 460 78 423 77 92% 99%
L Fonadhoo Yes 2,133 163 39 2026 159 35 95% 98% 90%
L Dhabidhoo 492 43 442 42 90% 98%
L Maavah 1,103 94 1057 94 96% 100%
L Maamendhoo 668 61 622 60 93% 98%
GA Vilingili 3021 331 22 2885 331 22 95% 100% 100%
GA Kanduhulhuhdoo 454 40 423 38 93% 95%
GA Kolamaafushi 383 61 380 60 99% 98%
GA Maamendhoo 960 99 12 885 96 12 92% 97% 100%
GA Gemanafushi Yes 1121 112 1023 112 91% 100%
GA Dhevvadhoo 494 73 456 73 92% 100%
GA Kondey 241 24 231 24 96% 100%
GA Nilandhoo 490 49 3 451 49 3 92% 100% 100%
GDH Rathafandhoo 315 105 290 104 92% 99%
GDH Fiyoaree 582 113 555 111 95% 98%
GN Fuvahmulah 6744 798 125 6340 721 120 94% 90% 96%

 

Last Updated on: 19th October 2021, 08:47AM