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Maldives permits 84pc of resorts to reopen

| Updated: December 07, 2020 23:14:20

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Some 84 per cent of resorts in the Maldives have been granted permission to reopen by the Ministry of Tourism since July, local media reported on Wednesday.

Tourism Ministry statistics showed that 133 out of 159 resorts have been permitted to reopen since the country resumed tourist arrivals on July 15.

Accordingly, Maldives now has a bed capacity of 30,878, reports Xinhua.

Over 70,000 tourists arrivals have been recorded since July 15.

Maldives closed its borders to tourists in March amid a coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

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