- March 18, 2020
- Posted by: barcouncil
- Category: News
ANTANANARIVO (XINHUA) – Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth confirmed the first three cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday (March 18) evening during an urgent press briefing.
Jugnauth said that two of the infected people were on a cruise ship and the third one returned from Britain, adding that all the three now remain in quarantine at a hospital in Souillac.
“We are in a state of emergency,” the prime minister said.
Jugnauth also said that all passengers – Mauritians or foreigners, will be prohibited from entering Mauritian territory for the next 14 days.