An empty beach in Mauritius. The African island nation has stamped out the coronavirus, and now it needs tourists to return to boost the economy, while avoiding infections. Photo: ShutterstockAn empty beach in Mauritius. The African island nation has stamped out the coronavirus, and now it needs tourists to return to boost the economy, while avoiding infections. Photo: Shutterstock
An empty beach in Mauritius. The African island nation has stamped out the coronavirus, and now it needs tourists to return to boost the economy, while avoiding infections. Photo: Shutterstock

Mauritius stamps out Covid-19 – now African country needs tourists to return and lift its economy

  • So far, Mauritius is a rare success story in Africa in the fight against the coronavirus, with no local infections in the past three months
  • Prompt action kept infections to a minimum, but now the government is under pressure to restart tourism to get the island nation’s economy going

Topic |   Travel news and advice
An empty beach in Mauritius. The African island nation has stamped out the coronavirus, and now it needs tourists to return to boost the economy, while avoiding infections. Photo: ShutterstockAn empty beach in Mauritius. The African island nation has stamped out the coronavirus, and now it needs tourists to return to boost the economy, while avoiding infections. Photo: Shutterstock
An empty beach in Mauritius. The African island nation has stamped out the coronavirus, and now it needs tourists to return to boost the economy, while avoiding infections. Photo: Shutterstock
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