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Coronavirus: British citizen stuck at OR Tambo as Mauritius closes borders

As Murray Adait was making his way back to Mauritius, he got caught up in travel restrictions.

FILE: A general view of OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Picture: Zamangwane Shange/EWN.

CAPE TOWN – A British citizen who's been living in Mauritius for years finds himself in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disorder.

Murray Adait is trapped in limbo after he recently visited Botswana.

As he was making his way back to the island nation, he got caught up in travel restrictions.

“Yesterday I flew back and got caught in this red tape as Mauritius had closed its borders and in conjunction with that South Africa isn’t issuing visas.”

He's been stuck at OR Tambo International Airport since yesterday.

Mauritius has also imposed travel curbs to combat the coronavirus.

To track the latest developments around the coronavirus both in South Africa and abroad, click on this live status report from Strategix.

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