Press Update for COVID-19 (19th March 2020)

As of the last update sent on Wednesday 18th March 2020:

  • There are 6 positive cases of COVID-19 receiving treatment at the Isolation Centre at the Anse Royale Health Centre. All patients are stable.
  • There are 2 suspected cases being tested. They are German visitors. They have been admitted to the Isolation Centre.
  • There are 13 persons in quarantine. This includes 2 children.
  • 9 persons tested negative for COVID-19 following investigation. They are 8 health workers and 1 visitor from UK.
  • Contact tracing has recorded 117 contacts for the new cases and they are under follow up.
  • Some Seychellois residents returning from overseas are to be quarantined at home with appropriate follow up from surveillance team and the support of law enforcement.



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All persons placed under home quarantine who develop symptoms are advised to visit the special stations at Glacis Health Centre, Baie Lazare Health Centre and Mont Fleuri Health Centre. The home quarantine period should be completed for 14 days, from arrival in Seychelles or last contact with a positive case of COVID-19. A certificate of quarantine will be presented at the end of the quarantine period.


Anyone with symptoms related to COVID-19 are asked to report to special stations at Glacis Health Centre, Baie Lazare Health Centre and Mont Fleuri Health Centre between 8am-12pm and 1pm-2pm. People who use these health centres for regular consultations, should go to their regional centres.


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