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PM: Sanitary Curfew to be extended till 15th April 2020

PM: Sanitary Curfew to be extended till 15th April 2020

GIS – 30 March, 2020: The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, announced that the sanitary curfew which started on 23 March at 20 00 hours will be extended till 15 April 2020 at 20 00…

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Covid-19: Mauritius set to receive 100 000 PCR tests

Covid-19: Mauritius set to receive 100 000 PCR tests

GIS – 29 March, 2020: The Covid-19 has infected a total of 107 Mauritians as at now.  The number of cases has risen, over the past 24 hours, from 102 to reach 107, with five…

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COVID-19 Solidarity Fund: Rs 7.5 million raised as at date

COVID-19 Solidarity Fund: Rs 7.5 million raised as at date

GIS – 28 March, 2020: A sum of Rs 7.5 million has been raised, as at date, for the COVID-19 Solidarity Fund put in place to provide support to the population in the wake of…

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Thirteen new cases of Covid-19 infection confirmed

Thirteen new cases of Covid-19 infection confirmed

GIS – 27 March, 2020: The number of cases continues to rise as more people get tested and the virus continues to spread. As at today, Mauritius has registered 94 Covid-19 cases, with 57 men and…

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Covid-19: cases soar to 81

Covid-19: cases soar to 81

GIS – 26 March, 2020: The number of people infected by the Covid-19 has soared to 81, a significant rise from yesterday’s 48 cases, announced the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, at a press conference,…

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Government to introduce online shopping of essential goods as from tomorrow

Government to introduce online shopping of essential goods as from tomorrow

GIS – 26 March 2020: The population will be able to purchase essential goods through online shopping as from Friday 27 March 2020, during the lockdown period. Food, beverages, health and sanitary products, and toiletries are what…

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beSafeMoris Mobile application on Covid-19 launched

beSafeMoris Mobile application on Covid-19 launched

A mobile application on Covid-19, beSafeMoris, was launched, today, by the Minister of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Deepak Balgobin. The objective is to create awareness for a safer Mauritius through real-time information approved…

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52 Covid-19 cases in Mauritius

52 Covid-19 cases in Mauritius

Mauritius has as date registered 52 cases of Covid-19. This was announced, today, by Dr Zouberr Joomaye, spokesperson of the National Communication Committee on Covid-19, during a press conference at the Treasury Building, in Port…

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Covid-19 : Zero VAT on hand sanitizers and protective masks

Covid-19 : Zero VAT on hand sanitizers and protective masks

GIS – 25 March 2020: The Value Added Tax on hand sanitizers and protective masks has been removed, as from Tuesday 24 March 2020, by the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) in the wake of the…

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Covid-19 : President Roopun calls for citizen solidarity to safeguard Mauritius

Covid-19 : President Roopun calls for citizen solidarity to safeguard Mauritius

GIS – 25 March 2020: The President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, made an appeal to the population to act as patriots, responsible citizens and in solidarity to fight a common enemy,…