Mauritius has declared total recoveries from coronavirus infections as of May 11, 2020.
The country’s official COVID-19 page said 322 people had recovered out of the 332 confirmed cases which were in isolation. Ten people however had earlier died.
May 11 marked the fifteenth consecutive day that no new case was recorded in the country. A lockdown however remains in place to contain possible spread of the virus.
Mauritius is the second African country to have declared virus-free status after infection. Mauritania weeks ago reported full recoveries. However, another infection was subsequently recorded in Mauritania.
Lesotho is the only African country yet to record a case of COVID-19.
As of May 12, 2020, Africa’s sole virus free nation is Mauritius. Lesotho is the sole African country yet to record a case. Eritrea, Seychelles and Mauritania each have one active case pending according to tallies by John Hopkins University.