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Official Translation: Temporary Ban on Travel from Resorts to all Inhabited Islands


Pursuant to the powers vested by Section 34(d) of the Public Health Protection Act (7/2012), the Director General of the Public Health of the Maldives, hereby takes the following precautionary measure to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Maldives.

Effective from 18:00 hrs of 14 March 2020, travel from resorts to all inhabited islands of the Maldives, and vice versa, is banned for a period of 14 (fourteen) days.

All relevant enforcing agencies are urged to implement the above-mentioned measure to full effect.

Date: 14 March 2020              Time: 14:00hrs