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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


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


154 cases of Covid-19 reported within a span of two weeks

Date:April 01, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS - 01 April, 2020: Mauritius has at date recorded 154 Covid-19 cases with five deaths, which shows that the virus is propagating at an unprecedented speed within a span of two weeks since the first case of covid-19 virus was registered on 18 Marc


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

Date:March 30, 2020|Domain:Health

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 hours following an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases


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

Date:March 29, 2020|Domain:Health

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 new cases confirmed. One hundred and twenty-eight tests have been conducted


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

Date:March 28, 2020|Domain:Health--Economy & Finance

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 the Covid-19 pandemic, announced the spokesperson of the National Communicat