Eight babies and seven staff members at a rescue shelter in northern Mauritius have tested positive for Covid-19.
The babies, who were all staying in the same room in Cap-Malheureux, were reportedly infected by a staff member.
Two of them have been taken to a public hospital for treatment.
A medical team has been dedicated to the babies now in isolation at the shelter, Gender Equality and Family Welfare Minister Kalpana Devi Koonjoo-Shah said.
Last week, a 15-month-old baby died after she had tested positive for Covid.