- From June 15, 2020, onwards, no permits required for movements (Greater Malé Region)
- Movements permitted from 05:00 am to 10:00 pm (Greater Malé Region)
- Gathering of more than 3 people not allowed in public places/spaces
- Visits to other houses (family, friends and others) not allowed
- We recommend the following hours for the activities below:
- Walks for elderly from 05:00 am to 08:00 am
- Movement for children (accompanied by an adult) from 04:00 pm to 06:00 pm
- Outdoor (individual) exercise from 06:00pm to 09:00pm
- Use of masks are mandatory for all closed spaces and public service areas
- Arrangement of hand sanitizing mechanism in all entry points of all businesses
COVID-19 free islands - Transport
- There will be no travel restrictions (transport and ferry services) between islands without any cases of COVID-19.
Movement control - Greater Male area and islands with COVID-19
- Movements from Greater Malé Area and other islands with COVID-19 cases, travel to and from these islands will continue to be restricted.
- People stranded in Malé due to the lockdown or other islands with COVID-19 cases will be subjected to mandatory 24-days of home-quarantine if traveling to respective islands.
Events and Gatherings (Islands where Covid-19 cases are seen)
- Gathering of more than 3 people not allowed in public places/spaces.
- Public gatherings of less than 10 people will be allowed in the next phase which will come to effect after July 1, 2020.
All Retail Services
- Walk-in customers allowed from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm - All retail shops
- Delivery from 09:00am till 10:00pm
- To display the maximum number of customers who will be allowed inside at any given time
- To have distance markings on the floor outside
- Usage of masks is mandatory inside the shops.
- Hand Washing or hand sanitizing mechanism should be arranged at entry points.
- Utility services will continue, in accordance with the current practices in place.
Restaurants / Cafes
- From 15th till 30th June, Cafés are open for Delivery (from 9 am to 10 pm) and Takeaway.
- Dine-in options would be allowed in July with new normal measures.
Public transport: Taxi, pickups, and other transportation.
- All transportation services are required to comply with new guidelines issued by HPA.
- OPD, diagnostic services, radiology (hospital/clinic) to commence from 15th June onwards.
- A limited number of patients to be allowed
- New guidelines will be issued before June 15
- Online OPD continues
- Low-risk dental
- Specialist approval required for medical referrals
- Flu clinics open (continue)
- Flu clinics open for walk-in consultations
- Regular consultations to commence
- Limited patients to be taken in
- Permission to conduct congregation prayers in mosques in islands with no active/ suspected COVID cases was provided on May 22.
- Permission to conduct individual prayers has being provided for Greater Male’ Region on June 15.
- The Ministry of Islamic Affairs has provided guidelines pertinent to the measures that are to be observed in mosques.
- Partial opening of government institutions from June 14th to June 18th.
- Allowed to open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between 0900 hours to 1300 hours to complete urgent tasks and provide essential services.
- The general public may not enter the premises of any government building to seek service.
- Private companies and offices will be opened from June 15th and have to comply with current guidelines.
- Schools would remain closed during Phase 1.
- The Ministry of Education will announce plans to reopen schools in the coming days.
- All higher education institutions will be required to continue online classes and sessions until further notice.
Sports and Recreation
- Individual outdoor physical exercises open
- Contact sports activities are not allowed
- Indoor non-contact sports allowed (eg: Badminton)
- Group exercises are not allowed.
Parks and Open Spaces
- Parks and open spaces will be open
- Hand hygiene to be arranged
Industrial Work and workshops
- To follow current guidelines
- Will require permits till the end of June
- Construction and other industrial work are required to follow current measures.
Airports - Domestic
- Airports open for travel between COVID-19 free islands
Ports of Entry
- Ports of entry are required to follow current measures.
- Tourism establishments will continue to be closed until further notice.
- The Ministry of Tourism will announce dates and guidelines for opening up tourism establishments.
Airports - International
- To open in July
Salon and Spas
- Saloon, barbershops, and spas will continue to be closed and will be allowed to reopen in July under new normal measures.