Filter for Mauritius Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-06-23 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
How to wear a mask
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2020-06-23 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Recommendations for back-to-school stuff
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2020-05-31 Out Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
End of the "health and sanitation covers" this Saturday, May 30th at midnight. A 2nd phase of the progressive déconfinement will begin Sunday, May 31, 2020.
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2020-05-17 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
During the new phase of lockdown, only one visitor per patient is allowed in hospitals
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2020-05-11 Out Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
The immunization program for babies and children starts again this Monday, May 11, 2020.
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2020-05-05 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Partial lockdown continued
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2020-05-02 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
The following locations will be open from May 15th. Access to banks, bakeries and hardware stores will be based on the formula used for supermarkets.
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2020-05-02 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Social distancing measures extended until 1 June 2020
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2020-05-01 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfew extended until Monday 1st June 2020
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2020-04-29 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
COVID-19 "l’unique" hotline 24/7
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2020-04-29 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Awareness campaign for psychological and social support for children
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Announced that the curfew (lockdown) will be extended until 15 April at 20:00 hrs.
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2020-03-28 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
New hospital will start accepting patients who test positive for COVID-19.
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2020-03-25 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Supermarkets, stores, and cafes will be closed from 25 March to 31 March. If you break curfew, you have to pay 500 roupie and 6 months in prison.
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2020-03-24 In Public health measures: General recommendations
If you have light symptoms stay home and self-isolate.
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2020-03-24 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Handicap individuals and persons over 60 years of age will now be the only ones allowed in supermarkets between 0900 and 1000 hrs. Adjusted (read: shorter) hours on the opening hours of other facilities open during confinement.
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2020-03-23 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfew imposed from 23 March at 20:00 until 2 April at 20:00. Only those providing essential services and who have a permit will be able to travel. Workplace Access Permits required during curfew, as enforced by the Mauritius Police. Implementing restricted areas.
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2020-03-20 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Lockdown ("confinement") beginning 0600 on 20 March and for 2 weeks (until April 4). A later post on their FB page clarified "Confinement means Stay Home".
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2020-03-19 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
All educational establishments will be closed from 19 March.
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2020-03-18 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Travellers from EU, Switzerland and UK in the last 14 days cannot enter.
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2020-03-18 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Anyone who has travelled through Europe, including the UK, Norway, and Switzerland, in the past 14 days, will not be allwed to enter Mauritian territory. "Tout étranger sortant de, ou ayant transité par le territoire Européen, incluant le Royaume Uni, la Norvège et la Suisse, lors de ces 14 derniers jours, ne sera pas autorisé à entrer dans le territoire mauricien à partir du mercredi 18 mars 2020, 20 heures GMT."
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2020-03-17 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
"How to wash your hands well" video
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2020-03-16 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
6 quarantine centers in Mauritius
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2020-03-16 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Maurician citizens and residents will not be included in the travel ban, but will be placed into quarantine upon arrival. "Les passagers mauriciens et résidents mauriciens sortant des régions mentionnées ne seront pas concernés par l’interdiction d’entrée sur le territoire mauricien. Ils seront toutefois automatiquement placés en quarantaine dès leur arrivée à Maurice."
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Travellers from the Island of Réunion in the past 14 days will not be authorized to enter Maurician territory -- "Tout étranger sortant de, ou ayant transité par l’ile de la Réunion lors de ces 14 derniers jours, ne sera pas autorisé à entrer dans le territoire mauricien à partir de ce lundi 16 mars 2020, 20 heures GMT."
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2020-03-16 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
First post on the Coronavirus Moris Facebook page is dated March 16. It is run by the government as a way to spread information. They also confirm 0 cases of Coronavirus so far in Mauritius as of March 16. Also a COVID-19 Information Hotline. They post daily with information, updates, or good practices for preventing the spread of COVID-19.
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2020-03-04 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Persons who traveled through France or Germany in the past 14 days will be placed in quarantine only if that person presents symptoms of fever, cough, or difficulty breathing.
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2020-02-29 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Mauritian citizens and residency who traveled through Italy (no longer limited to the 3 provinces) and Iran will be placed in automatic quarantine.
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2020-02-28 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
Health checks at airports/ports to ensure increased surveillance
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2020-02-28 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Any passenger who traveled through Italy (no longer limited to the 3 provinces) and Iran are not authorized to enter Mauritian territory.
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2020-02-24 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Passengers who traveled to South Korea, the 3 provinces in Italy with COVID-19-Lombardy, Veneto, and Emilia Romagna--in the past 14 days are not authorized to enter Mauricien territory.
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2020-02-24 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Mauritians from South Korea, the 3 provinces in Italy with COVID-19-Lombardy, Veneto, and Emilia Romagna-will automatically be placed in quarantine. Passengers from Japan and Singapore who present symptoms, especially fever and cough, will be placed in quarantine.
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2020-02-02 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Mauritian nationals, residents, their spouse and children coming from china or having travelled through china within the last 14 days will be allowed entry in the republic of Mauritius and will be placed in quarantine.
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2020-02-02 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Any foreign national having resided in china or with a history of travel to and from china within the last 14 days will not be allowed entry or transit in the republic of Mauritius.
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