The Maldives Immigration has issued restrictive measures to prevent the spread of COVID19 from travelers incoming from India following the massive influx of fatal cases reported in India.
Restrictive Measures issued by Maldives Immigration.
According to the Maldives Immigration, all passengers arriving from India is restricted to only stay at guesthouses and hotels located but the restrictions does not apply to those planning to stay in resort islands, yachts and safaris.
Moreover, they are also required to produce a negative PCR test for COVID-19 prior to entry into the Maldives. This measure will apply to those transiting in India for more than 24 hours and even those who have completed the prescribed doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
Passengers coming from India are also required to undertake a PCR test for COVID-19 72 hours prior to their departure.
The restrictive measures against passengers coming from and through India comes as India battles with a massive influx of fatal COVID-19 cases. On 27th April 2021 360,927 new cases were reported while over 3000 deaths were reported.