Collection of 14 posts
More than 100 new COVID-19 cases in one day
Mauritius sets new record of new COVID-19 cases. The country re-opened its borders on 15 July 2021. On the same day the number of new local cases of COVID-19 rose to an unprecedented peak and the country recorded one unfortunate COVID-19 related death.
COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V available in Mauritius
The Ministry of Health has started administering the first dose of the Sputnik V vaccine as part of its campaign against COVID-19 in Mauritius.
Questions people are asking about COVID-19 related deaths
In the past few weeks, the National Communication Committee on COVID-19 informed Mauritians about the death of COVIID-19 patients but the cause of death not attributed to COVID-19 itself.
Did you complain to the Consumer Protection Unit?
If you notice that shopkeepers and supermarket owners are abusing on the prices, please inform the Consumer Protection Unit through their hotline 185 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Data protection poorly understood in Mauritius 🥺
I've had arguments with people on Facebook. I even reported people to the Cybercrime Unit for breaching the Data Protection Act by sharing the personal information of COVID-19 patients.
Chaos reigns as supermarkets re-open in Mauritius today
Supermarkets and shops started operating as from 09h00 today. Alas! It's chaos... at most of the major hypermarkets of the island. A long queue of people can be seen at Super U, Grand Baie. A similar trend is observed at other supermarkets
Supermarkets re-open in Mauritius amid curfew
Supermarkets and shops will be opened from 09h00 - 17h00, Monday to Saturday. Access to the supermarkets will be allowed on alphabetical order. For this purpose, everyone should bring their national identity card with them and expats should bring their passport or residential/work permit.
What is an essential food pack?
Last week several online shopping services sprouted to answer the call of numerous people who needed food provisions. I say « services » rather than websites because some of them are operating through Facebook pages, Messenger, WhatsApp or even text messages.
Over 100 positive COVID-19 cases in Mauritius & supermarkets are re-opening soon
Local cases of COVID-19 are being identified daily. Despite this alarm, the curfew, and the confinement, people do not seem to follow strict hygiene guidelines. Press reports show how people are queueing up at gas stations, close to each other, some not properly covered, etc.