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Mauritius has declared that it is officially free of the deadly coronavirus that has taken the world by storm, becoming the second African country to declare virus-free status after infection.

According to the island nation’s official COVID-19 page, 322 people had recovered out of the 332 confirmed cases so far. 10 people have since died.

May 11 marked the fifteenth consecutive day that the no-new- case was recorded in the country, Vanguard reports. It was gathers that a lockdown, however, remains in place to contain the possible spread of the virus. Weeks ago, Mauritania declared itself coronavirus-free after six coronavirus patients recovered and left the hospital, while one person succumbed to the virus.

However, it previously reported that WHO Regional Office for Africa says the number of COVID-19 deaths in the WHO African Region has increased to 1, 200.

The UN’s health agency gave the update on its official twitter account @WHOAFRO on Friday. “Over 27, 000 COVID-19 cases reported on the African continent – with over 7, 000 associated recoveries and 1,200 deaths recorded,” it said.

The WHO African Region COVID-19 dashboard showed that in sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa suffered the most severe outbreak, while Cameroon and Ghana had more than 2, 000 confirmed cases. The figures on the dashboard showed that South Africa, Algeria and Cameroon had continued to top the list of countries with the highest reported cases. It showed that South Africa had 3, 953 cases and 75 deaths followed by Algeria with 3, 007 cases and 407 deaths, while Cameroon had 1,401 confirmed cases with 49 deaths. According to the dashboard, South Sudan, Sao Tome and Principe, Mauritania and The Gambia are countries with the lowest confirmed cases in the region.



It showed that South Sudan had the lowest confirmed cases of four reported with zero death. Mauritania, the dashboard showed, was second country with the lowest confirmed cases with seven reported cases and one death. Sao Tome and Principe, the third country with the lowest cases, had recorded eight confirmed cases with zero death. Also, the dashboard showed that Nigeria was number six among the countries with the highest cases with 981 confirmed cases and 31 deaths.

In a related development, the agency in “COVID-19 for WHO Africa Region External Situation Report 8” posted on its twitter handle said the COVID-19 pandemic had continued to spread in the WHO African Region.According to the report, COVID-19 cases in the WHO African Region have increased by 43 per cent in the past week and the number of deaths also increased by 38 per cent.

It said the Pandemic had continued to spread despite the implementation of lockdown orders in the vast majority of countries.


Mauritius recovered from Covid-19 322 Cases, 10 Death (see details)




Mauritius has declared that it is officially free of the deadly coronavirus that has taken the world by storm, becoming the second African country to declare virus-free status after infection.

According to the island nation’s official COVID-19 page, 322 people had recovered out of the 332 confirmed cases so far. 10 people have since died.

May 11 marked the fifteenth consecutive day that the no-new- case was recorded in the country, Vanguard reports. It was gathers that a lockdown, however, remains in place to contain the possible spread of the virus. Weeks ago, Mauritania declared itself coronavirus-free after six coronavirus patients recovered and left the hospital, while one person succumbed to the virus.

However, it previously reported that WHO Regional Office for Africa says the number of COVID-19 deaths in the WHO African Region has increased to 1, 200.

The UN’s health agency gave the update on its official twitter account @WHOAFRO on Friday. “Over 27, 000 COVID-19 cases reported on the African continent – with over 7, 000 associated recoveries and 1,200 deaths recorded,” it said.

The WHO African Region COVID-19 dashboard showed that in sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa suffered the most severe outbreak, while Cameroon and Ghana had more than 2, 000 confirmed cases. The figures on the dashboard showed that South Africa, Algeria and Cameroon had continued to top the list of countries with the highest reported cases. It showed that South Africa had 3, 953 cases and 75 deaths followed by Algeria with 3, 007 cases and 407 deaths, while Cameroon had 1,401 confirmed cases with 49 deaths. According to the dashboard, South Sudan, Sao Tome and Principe, Mauritania and The Gambia are countries with the lowest confirmed cases in the region.



It showed that South Sudan had the lowest confirmed cases of four reported with zero death. Mauritania, the dashboard showed, was second country with the lowest confirmed cases with seven reported cases and one death. Sao Tome and Principe, the third country with the lowest cases, had recorded eight confirmed cases with zero death. Also, the dashboard showed that Nigeria was number six among the countries with the highest cases with 981 confirmed cases and 31 deaths.

In a related development, the agency in “COVID-19 for WHO Africa Region External Situation Report 8” posted on its twitter handle said the COVID-19 pandemic had continued to spread in the WHO African Region.According to the report, COVID-19 cases in the WHO African Region have increased by 43 per cent in the past week and the number of deaths also increased by 38 per cent.

It said the Pandemic had continued to spread despite the implementation of lockdown orders in the vast majority of countries.


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