Supermarkets re-open in Mauritius amid curfew

Supermarkets and shops will be opened from 09h00 - 17h00, Monday to Saturday. Access to the supermarkets will be allowed on alphabetical order. For this purpose, everyone should bring their national identity card with them and expats should bring their passport or residential/work permit.…

What is an essential food pack?

Last week several online shopping services sprouted to answer the call of numerous people who needed food provisions. I say « services » rather than websites because some of them are operating through Facebook pages, Messenger, WhatsApp or even text messages.…

Court appearing through WhatsApp

A day later, that is today, the person's conditional freedom plea was heard by a Magistrate of the District court of Black River (Bambous), through WhatsApp and the decision to allow bail was given through same.…

Where to obtain COVID-19 updates?

A National Communication Committee on COVID-19 was set up to provide daily updates on MBC channels at 11h30. The committee provides information on the number of positive COVID-19 cases being identified, status of people in quarantine, additional measures being taken by the different ministries, etc.…