Health Protection Agency (HPA) announced on Wednesday that only fully vaccinated tourists will be allowed to check-in to guesthouses in the greater Male’ region, given the Maldivian capital continues to be short of vaccination coverage targets.
HPA, in a new guideline released on Wednesday morning, announced that only fully vaccinated tourists who received their last vaccine dose at least 14 days before, will be allowed to check-in to guesthouses residential islands.
While tourists who aren’t fully vaccinated are prohibited from checking in to guesthouses in residential islands as a general rule, HPA, on Wednesday, announced that exemptions will be allowed if respective islands meet specific vaccination coverage targets. They are:
Unvaccinated tourists who travel to residential islands that meet the vaccination coverage targets are required to get a PCR test done seven days from the date of their check-in.
HPA stressed that the greater Male’ region does not meet the vaccination coverage targets, and that only fully vaccinated tourists will be allowed to stay in guesthouses in the region.