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

Information regarding COVID-19 and Maldives April 29, 2020 Top Updates: Malé is currently under curfew, due to newly confirmed cases of COVID-19. If American Citizens are determined to have COVID-19, they may be placed in quarantine in local hospitals or on islands where they are staying. The Embassy is limited in its ability to visit individuals …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory: Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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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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