NewsFebruary 4, 2021

Maafaru Airport COVID-19 Testing Lab Expands Capacity, Opens from 6th February

The COVID-19 Testing Lab at Maafaru International Airport has been upgraded and is set to reopen on from 6th February 2021.

The PCR COVID Testing lab at Maafaru airport, which was opened on July 11, 2020, was designed and constructed as per the World Health Organization, and Maldives’ Ministry of Health guidelines, under the supervision of ADK Hospitals, who have also managed the facility for the past six months.


Last week, the lab closed the lab in order to expand and upgrade it so it can perform more tests per day. This upgrade has now been completed and the Ministry of Health recently inspected the lab, and gave the go ahead to operate the facility.

The laboratory is due to reopen on Saturday 6 February. It will be managed by local medical company Crystal Medicals.