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Efforts to boost trade in Mauritius in response to Covid-19

Date:April 08, 2020|Domain:Health--Business & Industry--Agriculture and Food Security--Economy & Finance

GIS – 08 April, 2020: Government will accelerate efforts and explore potential ways to limit the impact of the Covid-19 on trade and businesses in Mauritius.  Thus, a standing committee, as one of the key measures to evaluate the impacts of the Covi


Recovery cases of Covid-19 rise to 19 and plasma therapy start for critically ill patients

Date:April 08, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 08 April, 2020: Nineteen patients have, so far, recovered from the Covid-19 while 273 positive cases have been registered. Moreover, a new serum plasma therapy has started for patients in intensive care, announced the Prime Minister, Mr Pravin


Covid-19: Four additional patients recover and 24 new cases registered

Date:April 07, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 07 April, 2020: The number of Covid-19 patients who are on the recovery path has increased today, with four additional patients who have been discharged.  This brings the total number of patients who have recovered from the virus to eight. The


MRIC launches special call for proposals for fast-track innovative projects to counter impacts of Covid-19

Date:April 06, 2020|Domain:Health--Business & Industry

GIS - 06 April, 2020: The Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) is launching a Special Call for proposals for fast-track innovative projects to counter the impacts of Covid-19. The deadline for submitting application is Friday 17th Ap


Mauritius records recovery of first four Covid-19 patients

Date:April 06, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS– 06 April, 2020: Mauritius recorded the first four cases of recovery from the Covid-19. From the 470 tests carried out within the last 24 hours, 17 positive cases were detected today bringing the total to 244 cases as compared to 227 cases yeste


Covid-19 response: Government to airlift 231 tons of medical equipment from China

Date:April 05, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 05 April 2020: Government has ordered 231 tons of medical equipment from China. Two Air Mauritius flights have been chartered to take delivery of a minimum of 40 tons of those supplies this Friday 10 April 2020, the first in a series of flight


Covid-19: Additional social measures to support and protect vulnerable groups

Date:April 04, 2020|Domain:Health--Social Security

GIS - 04 April, 2020: All Government actions taken amid the Covid-19 outbreak are geared towards relieving the population from its adverse socio-economic effects and providing support to vulnerable groups. In this context, a home to home payment


Government’s health care plan bolstered to contain Covid-19 pandemic

Date:April 03, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 03 April, 2020: The health care plan comprising proactive measures bolstered by Government to contain the pandemic, has enabled some 3155 tests to be conducted, as at date, including some 600 tests yesterday. Mauritius counts an additional


Covid-19: Death toll rises to seven in Mauritius, with 169 positive cases

Date:April 02, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 02 April 2020: The death toll in Mauritius from the novel coronavirus increased to seven and according to latest figures, cases of infections stand at 169. The latest situation reports and numbers were provided by the spokesperson of the Nat


Covid-19: Special arrangements for students and motor vehicle owners

Date:April 01, 2020|Domain:Health--Education & Training--Public Infrastructure

GIS - 01 April, 2020: Several measures have been put in place by Government to cater for the pedagogical needs of students and to support motor vehicle owners amid the Covid-19 outbreak in the country. These were announced, today, by the Vice-Prime