Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Sunday, advised all Maldivians residing in Phillippines to register with the Maldives High Commission in Bangladesh as a precautionary measure amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Alternatively, Maldivian citizens in Philippines can contact the Maldives’ Honorary Consul, Mr. Gaudencio Santillan Hernandez Jr, or register online via a ministry web portal.
The foreign ministry tweeted contact details along with the link for online registration.
The Phillippine government on Sunday imposed a quarantine on their capital city, Manila in order to curb the nation's rising number of COVID-19 cases.
Philippine health officials reported 29 new cases of coronavirus infections Sunday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the country to 140. Eleven of the infected have died.