The government of Malta has introduced new and facilitated entry rules for travelers, which will come into effect on Monday, May 2, 2022.
As per the reports, the requirement to present a Passenger Locator Form has been abolished, while the dark red lists will remain in force.
Furthermore, the new measures predict changes in quarantine rules with those applying only to the person who has tested positive for the virus.
Moreover, the traveler infected with the virus, COVID- 19, are required to isolate for seven days if the test result performed on day seven is negative, extending to a maximum of ten-day isolation.
Additionally, individuals who have been exposed to the virus or those living in the same household with COVID infected person are exempted from quarantine unless they experience symptoms.
Requirements for wearing face masks, except for flights, hospitals and care homes, no one is required to be wearing one, as the new measure determines.
Travelers to Malta can freely enjoy the country’s sites and public spaces as social activities will be permitted to be held, just like in pre-pandemic levels.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has noted that Malta has recorded 2,047 new COVID-19 infection cases in the recent week, taking the total number of positive cases recorded since the pandemic started to 89,919. In addition, there were 684 deaths reported, with 13 of those registered in the last seven days.
As for the vaccination rate, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reveals that Maltese authorities have administered a total of 443,500 primary course vaccinations until now.
Of the total number of the adult population, 86.2 per cent have already completed their primary vaccination, and another 67.2 per cent have received an additional vaccine dose.