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.
Protect yourself and others. Stop the spread of the Coronavirus by taking necessary precautions
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.
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.