COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Mauritius

Essential Info (10 April 2020)

COVID-19 is in Mauritius. We all need to take the necessary precautions so that the virus does not spread any further. During the lock-down period in Mauritius due to Covid-19, we have put together all the important information you will need during this period.

Decisions are being taken everyday to keep the population safe against COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Make sure to take all the necessary precautions to avoid any problems. Stay home and stay safe.

Hotline – 8924

  • Lockdown extended till Monday 4th of May 2020
  • App available with latest COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information in Mauritius (BeSafeMoris App), website at
  • Zero VAT on hand sanitizers and protective masks

Key Coronavirus – Covid-19 Information

The government is taking all the necessary precautions to stop the spread of the highly contagious Coronavirus. Stay updated about COVID-19 in Mauritius and stay safe.

What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by a coronavirus discovered in China in December 2019.

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can cause disease in humans and animals. In humans, several coronaviruses can cause respiratory infections (from the common cold to more serious diseases (e.g. SARS / Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and sometimes even death.

The virus settles in the human body during a period called incubation: this is the time between infection and the onset of disease symptoms. The incubation period for COVID-19 is currently estimated to last from 1 to 14 days, and most often around five days.

Important and Helpful Resources

  • Medicine and doctor consultations have been made accessible to the public including Consultations provided via Whatsapp by doctors
  • A COVID Solidarity Fund is in place to help the vulnerable families and sectors most affected by the Coronavirus

Stay safe during Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

While it is estimated that 20%-60% of the global population will be infected with the virus at some point, there is no need to panic as most people experience only mild symptoms – but you could still spread the virus!

Other COVID-19 Information

What is happening in the world? How are other countries dealing with this invisible enemy? The spread of COVID-19 is being continuously monitored. Check back regularly to know how the Coronavirus is affecting people worldwide.

  • Information updated daily about the worldwide update of the spread of Coronavirus. New COVID-19 cases and deaths
  • All questions you might have about the Coronavirus are answered here. How the virus spreads, what precautions to take, etc