Coronavirus in Mauritius
3 cases of Coronavirus in Mauritius were confirmed in March and the Mauritian authorities have introduced new measures, to limit the spread of the virus. Initially these patients were placed in isolation for treatment and proper treatment.
From Thursday, 19 March 2020, borders were closed for 15 days for all passengers both local and international arriving and tourists were advised to leave before this date.
The UK Foreign Office has closed our borders and as of writing this we are on a full lockdown, with no flights leaving the UK. Mauritius has now also on a completely lockdown with only pharmacies being open. Supermarket is closed and groceries are delivered.
Let us hope this situation doesn’t last for too long and we are soon able to start holidaying again, in the meantime stay safe.
The prime minister has announced that effective June 15th, virus lockdown will be completely lifted. Mauritius recorded 337 cases and 10 deaths. Supermarkets and shops will be allowed to operate normally. The shopping malls, restaurants, cafes and markets can also operate with appropriate protective measures. Coronavirus in Mauritius has now been defeated and they hope to open borders to holiday makers soon.