As China continues to battle the coronavirus outbreak, Maldives is taking all possible measures as precautions. Yesterday, President Ibu Solih announced free flights for Maldivians in China to return to their homes.
Foreign Minister: The President has decided to provide free return to all Maldivians in China from the 5 destinations Maldivian flies to in China: Chongqing, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Nanjing, and Xian. All Maldivians who wish to return are requested to contact the Maldives Embassy in China.
China and countries around the world are scrambling to contain the spread of a new coronavirus that has killed at least 106 people and infected more than 4,500.
Germany has reported its first case of the virus, as the United States and Canada upgraded travel warnings to advise their citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to China.