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Ministry of Health targets youngsters to mark World No Tobacco Day

Date:June 01, 2020|Domain:Health--Youth & Sports

GIS - 01 June 2020: Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day. This year following the outbreak of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health and Wellness will organise specific activities to


Blood collection resumes as from 1st June 2020

Date:May 30, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 30 May 2020: The regular exercises of blood collection for analysis purposes will resume on Monday 1st June 2020, according to a communiqué released, today, by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. Collection of blood will be carried as usu


Covid-19: Mauritius to lift curfew on 30 May 2020, at midnight, says PM

Covid-19: Mauritius to lift curfew on 30 May 2020, at midnight, says PM
Date:May 29, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS -29 May, 2020: The curfew in Mauritius imposed due to Covid-19 is being lifted on Saturday 30 May 2020, at midnight, announced the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this evening, in a televised address to the nation. As from Sunday 3


Covid-19: PM pays tribute to Police frontliners for their sacrifice and sense of patriotism

Covid-19: PM pays tribute to Police frontliners for their sacrifice and sense of patriotism
Date:May 28, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS - 28 May, 2020: The spirit of sacrifice, sense of patriotism and duty, and determination demonstrated by frontliners of the Mauritius Police Force, who have been at the service of the country, day and night, amid the Covid-19 pandemic, were laud


Covid-19: PM hails health frontliners as national heroes

Covid-19: PM hails health frontliners as national heroes
Date:May 28, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS  - 28 May 2020: The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, expressed deep gratitude to the health personnel of the country, who have become national heroes, in the fight against Covid-19 on behalf of the Mauritian population and in his ow


Mauritius maintains use of hydroxychloroquine as a Covid-19 treatment

Date:May 27, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS  – 27 May, 2020: Hospitalised patients with Covid-19 will henceforth be informed as regards the risks and side-effects of hydroxychloroquine and will be administered the medication only with their written consent.    The spokesperson of the Na


Covid-19 : Some 8% of population screened as Mauritius hits 100 000 tests

Date:May 22, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS  – 22 May, 2020: A total of 101 052 tests including 26 339 PCR and 74 713 Rapid Antigen tests have been carried out in Mauritius, and some 8% of the population already tested for Covid-19. This percentage has been recorded from mass screening


Covid-19: 300 passengers quarantined in Mauritius

Date:May 21, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS  – 21 May, 2020: In its latest communiqué on Covid-19, made public this afternoon, the Ministry of Health and Wellness, highlights that 300 passengers are quarantined.  Moreover, no new case related to the virus has been recorded, and there a


COVID-19 related Acts enacted to restart country’s economy within appropriate public health parameters

Date:May 20, 2020|Domain:Health--Judiciary--Economy & Finance

GIS – 20 May 2020: The key objective of the recently enacted COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 and the Quarantine Act 2020, isto lay the foundations for restarting the country’s economy within appropriate public health parameters.


Post Covid-19 Action Plan to preserve cultural life and support artists

Date:May 20, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture--Health

GIS - 20 May, 2020: A post Covid-19 Action Plan, spelling out 13 emergency measures to help preserving cultural life and supporting artists to sustain creativity in these difficult times, has been elaborated by the Ministry of Arts and Cultural He