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Here are changes in sanitary restrictions, effective in Mauritius as from April 4

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More people will henceforth have access to social gatherings, with partial easing of sanitary restrictions.

According to new guidelines announced by the Minister of Health, Kailesh Jagutpal, 50 people will now be allowed in places of worship, weddings and funerals instead of 10 previously.

Picnics on the beaches are still prohibited, while bars and nightclubs will stay closed until June 30. No concerts are also allowed until then.

Other measures are: Sports complexes accessible only to fully vaccinated persons, with a maximum of 50 persons depending on the size of the site.

Restaurants and food food courts will be open to vaccinated persons only.

Horse racing to be held in camera with a maximum of 150 persons.

Staffs of all government or government- run organisations will be required to be fully vaccinated in order to get access to their place of work.

As from 04 April 2022, only those who have received their booster dose will qualify for the Fully Vaccinated status.

Those who have already received a second dose will have a maximum period of six months to have their booster jab.

According to media reports, the decision is not to the liking of numerous businesses, particularly those in events and entertainment industry.

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