Mauritius reports first death from coronavirus

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Mauritius has confirmed its first death from the coronavirus, while the number of confirmed cases has risen, a Health Ministry official said on Saturday.

“Mauritius has registered its first death linked to COVID-19.

“Actually, some 13 patients have been tested COVID-19 positive.

“Their state of health is stable and they are being treated in isolation,’’ Kavish Pultoo, Adviser on Information Matters at the Ministry of Health, told Reuters. (Reuters/NAN)