1. Cabinet has taken note of the status regarding the outbreak of COVID-19 in Mauritius and the measures put in place to contain the spread of the virus.
Cabinet has, inter alia, also taken note of –
(a) the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the arrangements made for the treatment of those patients;
(b) the implementation of the Preparedness Plan to deal effectively with the spread of the virus;
(c) the Hotline Service put at the disposal of the public for first-hand information and medical advice on COVID-19;
(d) the arrangements made for the distribution of basic food items to the shelters, homes and charitable institutions as well as those families on the Social Register of Mauritius; and
(e) the setting up of an online platform where the general public would be able to effect online purchases for limited goods from authorised supermarkets.