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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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United States Donates Equipment for Maldives’ Frontline Responders to COVID-19

COLOMBO, JULY 22 – On July 22, U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) to Sri Lanka and Maldives Martin Kelly handed over Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to support frontline responders to H.E. Omar Razak, Maldivian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka. The PPE donation, worth $150,000, is representative of the United States’ “All of America” approach ...
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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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