Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

July 31, 2020 Location:  Maldives Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates:  – Maldives  Ministry of Health  has reported 3,719 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Additional Information: Maldives opened certain resort islands for tourism on July 15, 2020.  Please visit their immigration website for future updates and instructions for entry:  https://immigration.gov.mv .   Sri Lankan Airlines is intermittently scheduling commercial flights from Male to Colombo.  Interested travelers should contact the …

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Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

July 23, 2020 Location:  Maldives    Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates:  Maldives  Ministry of Health  has reported 3,103 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Maldives opened for tourism to some resort islands on July 15, 2020.  Please visit their immigration website for future updates and instructions for entry:  https://immigration.gov.mv .   Sri Lankan Airlines is intermittently scheduling commercial flights from Male to Colombo.  Interested travelers should contact the airlines …

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Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Location:  Maldives    Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  Updates are being sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates:  – Maldives  Ministry of Health  has reported 2,501 confirmed cases of COVID-19. – Sri Lankan Airlines is intermittently scheduling commercial flights from Male to Colombo approximately every two weeks.  Interested travelers should contact the airlines directly at  mle.sales@srilankan.com  or +960 791 6779 …

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Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

June 26, 2020 Location:  Maldives    Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  Updates are being sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates:   – Sri Lankan Airlines is intermittently scheduling commercial flights from Male to Colombo approximately every two weeks.  The next scheduled flight is July 2, 2020. Interested travelers should contact the airlines directly at  mle.sales@srilankan.com  or +960 …

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Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

June 17, 2020 Location:  Maldives Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  Updates are being sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates: Maldives has reported 2,094 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of June 17, 2020. Sri Lankan Airlines has scheduled a commercial flight from Male to Colombo to Heathrow with connections onward …

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Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

June 3, 2020 Location:  Maldives    Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  Updates are being sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates:  Maldives has reported 1,829 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of June 1, 2020.  Sri Lankan Airlines has scheduled a commercial flight from Male to Colombo to Heathrow with connections onward to the United States on June 11, 2020. …

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Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

May 22, 2020 Location:  Maldives Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  Updates are being sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates: Maldives has reported 1,216 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of May 21, 2020. Sri Lankan Airlines has scheduled a commercial flight from Male to Colombo to Heathrow with connections onward to the United States …

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Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Date: may 15, 2020 Location:  Maldives Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  Updates are being sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in Recent Updates.  Recent Updates:   Maldives has reported 982 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of May 15, 2020. Maldives remains in a State of Public Health Emergency due to COVID.  Malé is currently under curfew, due to newly confirmed cases …

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Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka (May 6, 2020)

Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka (May 6, 2020) Location:  Maldives   Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  Updates are being sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates: For travelers wishing to depart Maldives, Sri Lankan Airlines has a scheduled flight on May 13, 2020 from Male …

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Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka (April 22, 2020) 

Location:  Maldives    Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  Updates are being sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates:  For travelers wishing to depart Maldives,  Neos Airlines has scheduled a commercial flight departing April 24, 2020 to Milan, Italy with connections to the United States.  Passengers should contact the airlines directly at  neosair.it .  This …

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Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka (April 20, 2020)

Location:  Maldives Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives. New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates: Qatar Airlines has scheduled a commercial flight departing April 21, 2020. Travelers are required to provide additional details to the Maldivian authorities before traveling to the airport; see below for more details. Malé is currently under curfew, due to newly confirmed cases …

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Health Alert for Maldives – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka (April 17, 2020)

Location:  Maldives Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives. Updates are being sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates: Malé is currently under curfew, due to newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. For travelers wishing to depart Maldives, Qatar Airlines has scheduled a commercial flight departing April 21, 2020. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka (April 10, 2020)

Location:  Maldives Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  Updates are being sent daily for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates: For travelers wishing to depart Maldives, Edelweiss Airlines has scheduled a commercial flight departing April 19, 2020 and Qatar Airlines has scheduled a commercial flight departing April 21, 2020. These are the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka – for Maldives (April 1, 2020)  

Location:  Maldives Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  Updates are being sent daily for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates: Qatar Airlines scheduled its last routine departure from Maldives on April 1, 2020.  This is the last known passenger flight scheduled to depart from Maldives at this time. The embassy strongly advises those who wish to …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information – Maldives Last updated: September 2, 2020 Country-Specific Information: Maldives Ministry of Health is reporting increasing cases of COVID-19 and the country remains in a state of emergency. Maldives has confirmed community transmission of COVID-19 within its borders. Please visit their immigration website for future updates and instructions for entry: https://immigration.gov.mv/ . Cases have been identified throughout …

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Travel Advisory update – Maldives (February 6, 2018)

Exercise increased caution in Maldives due to terrorism and civil unrest. Terrorist groups may conduct attacks with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, and local government facilities.  Attacks may occur on remote islands which could lengthen the response time of authorities.  A country-wide state of emergency is in effect.  Security …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka (February 5, 2018)

Location: Central Male, Maldives Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place from February 6 through February 15, 2018 as the president of the Maldives has declared a state of emergency until February 15.  Groups are expected to protest in central Male in response to emerging political developments. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in …

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Security Alert for Maldives- U. S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka (February 3, 2018).

There is an increased chance of protests in central Male in response to emerging political developments.  Further demonstrations are possible over the weekend. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of demonstrations and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or …

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