Covid-19 watch: Germany records 2,705 cases in one day; Mauritius reports first death
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany has risen by 2,705 within a day to reach 16,662, the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases said on Saturday.
It said a total of 47 people had died after testing positive, an increase of 16 from a tally of 31 published on Friday.
Mauritius has confirmed its first death from the coronavirus, while the number of confirmed cases has risen, a Health Ministry official said on Saturday.
“Mauritius has registered its first death linked to COVID-19.
“Actually, some 13 patients have been tested COVID-19 positive.
“Their state of health is stable and they are being treated in isolation,’’ Kavish Pultoo, Adviser on Information Matters at the Ministry of Health, told Reuters.