The federal government of the Republic of Mauritius has carried out Covid-19 public well being protocols and positioned the nation in short-term confinement till 25 March 2021. This follows the reporting of 15 circumstances of Covid-19 circumstances in the neighborhood.
Worldwide and home inbound and outbound passenger flights have been suspended till 25 March 2021. Cargo flights will proceed.
All 1.4 million residents and residents, in addition to guests to the nation, have been requested to remain at dwelling or of their booked lodging for the subsequent two weeks and observe public well being pointers to permit for testing and different public well being protocols to be accomplished. Public well being officers have already carried out monitor and hint protocols and have efficiently situated and remoted those who might have been in shut contact with people who’ve examined optimistic for Covid-19.
Nilen Vencadasmy, Chairman of Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority, mentioned: “Mauritius’ primary precedence is to maintain our nation protected and safe for all. Though simply 15 circumstances of Covid-19 have been detected throughout the entire island, we now have determined to implement the nationwide lockdown to ensure that there is no such thing as a danger of it spreading additional. These public well being measures, while precautionary, are relevant to everybody and all guests to Mauritius should observe the principles. Mauritius is trying ahead to welcoming guests again later in 2021 within the data that we’re a protected and safe vacation spot.”
Mauritius began their Covid-19 vaccination programme in January 2021 and in one of many world’s most formidable vaccination programmes, the federal government of Mauritius has expanded its Covid-19 vaccination programme to all residents and residents over the age of 18 together with long-term worldwide guests who maintain the Premium Visa. Mauritius is utilizing the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covishield vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India.
Non permanent guests within the nation on short-term tourism visas are eligible for a visa extension or to switch their visa to the long-stay Premium Visa. Mauritius is the one nation on the planet to supply each long run visas and the vaccination freed from cost and is a part of the nationwide marketing campaign to assist hold Mauritius Covid safe.
Additional info on the Premium Visa and software course of is offered at: https://mauritiusnow.com/premium-visa
All guests at the moment in Mauritius are reassured that any essential assist or emergency medical assist is offered to them. Guests to Mauritius are suggested to liaise with their airways, lodges, tour operators and insurance coverage corporations to make acceptable preparations. Guests ought to notify their nationwide diplomatic representatives in Mauritius that they’re at the moment within the nation.
Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority is working with lodge operators, tour operators, airways, trade associations and others throughout the tourism sector to make sure that their clients and operations adjust to the general public well being guidelines and to supply assist to the sector. The place lodges are required to shut, worldwide guests will probably be supplied with help.
Additional public well being updates will probably be supplied by the Ministry of Well being and Wellness at: https://well being.govmu.org
MTPA will present additional updates on journey advisories: https://www.mymauritius.journey