The Islamic Republic Of Mauritania becomes the first country to report coronavirus free after recording first coronavirus case on March 13,2020 according to reports

Authorities in the Northwest African say the country does not have any active case of coronavirus as at today after all six patients tested negative out of the seven confirmed cases. The other patient succumbed to the disease.

Mauritania is one of the few African countries that have so far recorded single digit infection along with the likes of Burundi, Sao Tome and Principe, South Sudan with five, four and four cases respectively as of April 21.

Mauritania said it continued to carry out tests since March 13 when the index case was recorded. The country is currently enforcing a nigh-time curfew as part of containment efforts.

Many social media users after Mauritania’s announcement have hailed the authorities of the country for fighting such a good fight and ultimately winning