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Mauritius declared COVID-19-free after 10 fatalities, 322 recoveries



Mauritius, Africa’s island nation, has officially been declared Coronavirus-free after suffering 10 fatalities.
 It’s total recoveries from coronavirus infections was announced today (May 11, 2020).
Mauritania is the first African nation, some weeks ago, to have reported full recoveries (6 recovered cases and 6 deaths at the time).
Lesotho is the sole African country yet to record a case.
Mauritius announced on its official COVID-19 page that 322 people had recovered out of the 332 confirmed cases so far with 10 people dead.

“May 11 marked the fifteenth consecutive day that the no new case was recorded in the country. A lockdown, however, remains in place to contain the possible spread of the virus.”

Mauritius becomes the second Africa country to have declared virus-free status after infection. Mauritania weeks ago reported full recoveries (6 recoveries and death at the time), another infection was subsequently recorded.

As of May 12, 2020, Africa’s sole virus-free nation is Mauritius. Lesotho is the sole African country yet to record a case. Eritrea, Seychelles and Mauritania each have one active case pending according to tallies by John Hopkins University.


Written by Per Second News

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