COVID-19 pandemic in Mauritania
|COVID-19 pandemic in Mauritania|
|Arrival date||13 March 2020|
(1 year, 3 weeks and 5 days)
|Confirmed cases||6,418 (as of 4 August) |
|Active cases||1,052 (as of 4 August)|
|Recovered||5,209 (as of 4 August)|
|157 (as of 4 August)|
Cases[change | change source]
On 13 March, the first case was confirmed, with the case being placed in isolation.
On 18 March, the Mauritanian Minister of Health announced the discovery of a second positive coronavirus case on a foreign female employee, working at a house of a couple of expatriates, the woman arrived 10 days prior the discovery.
The country recorded its first death on 30 March 2020.
On 18 April, the last remaining active case recovered. On that date, there had been 7 confirmed cases in the country, 6 of whom had recovered, and one died making Mauritania temporarily one of few affected countries in the world to become free of COVID-19.
As of 4 August, there have been 6,418 confirmed cases in Mauritania. 5,209 of these have since recovered and 157 people have died.
References[change | change source]
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