Tourism workers requested to register for COVID-19 vaccine

Maldives begins COVID-19 vaccine drive on February 1, 2021. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

The Tourism Ministry has announced that industry workers are to register for COVID-19 vaccinations. 

A circular issued by the Ministry today requested workers of the tourism industry to register for inoculations through the portal. 

Registration is open for all workers including those working in safaris, guesthouses, and hotels. Information to be filled in is also on the circular and available through the portal. If the employee is an expatriate, the passport number of that employee is required. The deadline for registration is February 9. 

The Ministry added that the batch of those being inoculated starting from tomorrow will include 10,000 tourism industry workers. 

The Maldives started administering vaccines on February 1. So far, around 880 individuals have been inoculated in the Maldives.