28 February 2020 – Foreign passengers from/travelling through Italy and Iran barred

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Health, Immigration, Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister’s office – Ministerial Committee on Covid-19

Overview: Mauritius bars entry to foreign passengers from Italy and Iran.
Full details here: http://www.govmu.org/English/News/Pages/Covid-19-Mauritius-bars-entry-to-foreign-passengers-from-Italy-and-Iran-.aspx

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat to the country
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation
Evidence/Justification: These measures are temporary and will be subjected to changes depending on the evolution of the Covid-19 on the international front. There was also present a representative from WHO in the Ministerial Committee.