COVID-19 Malta Statement

ISSUED 13th March, 2020: Malta’s Prime Minister, Dr Robert Abela announced today that with immediate effect, all passengers (including British nationals) arriving in Malta by air or by sea from all countries are obliged to undertake a 14-day continuous period of mandatory quarantine during their stay on Malta, Gozo or Comino, subject to the strict provisions of the law. This measure was taken to contain the spread of the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic.

Self-quarantine for travellers means that they cannot leave their hotel room, cruise ship or self-catering accommodation during their time on the islands.

For travellers who arrived in Malta prior to Friday 13th March 2020 and are staying less than 14 days are free to travel back on their return ticket subject to them not developing any COVID-19 symptoms.

Malta is offering assistance to travellers who are in quarantine on island and have set up a helpline on +356 21 411 411. Food service delivery will be available to those who in quarantine.

If the self-quarantine is breached there is a fine of 1,000 Euros per breach. The decision by Malta’s government will remain in force until further notice.