Guesthouse re-opening in Addu City discussed

From the meeting at Addu City Council | Photo: Addu City Council

Addu City, Maldives – Addu City Council, on Monday, has held a discussion with guesthouse owners of the city regarding the re-opening of local guesthouses.

The meeting, which was held at the City Council premises discussed the re-opening regulations set forth by the Health Protection Agency (HPA). According to the new regulations, any one traveling from an island with an operating guesthouse, to another island, must undergo the mandatory 14 day quarantine process. This applies for those going to work in an industrial island as well.

However, some guest house owners have raised concerns over this.

Initially, the government planned to re-open the guest houses of the country on the 15th of August. However, due to the Covid-19 situation not having have been under control at the time, it was decided to postpone the date to 15th of October.

The number of daily cases in the country now appears to be decreasing, according to the figures presented by HPA.