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Mauritius confirms first three cases of coronavirus

PUBLISHED: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 10:51:38 GMT

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NAIROBI (Reuters) – Mauritius has confirmed its first three cases of coronavirus, its government said in a statement on Thursday.

“It concerns three Mauritian nationals who have travelled back to Mauritius recently aged 21, 25 and 59 years respectively. Two have worked on cruise ships and one is from the United Kingdom,” the government said in a statement on its website.

(Reporting by George Obulutsa; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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