Press Update for COVID-19 (Friday 20th March 2020)

As of the last update sent on Thursday 19th March 2020:

  • There are 7 positive cases of COVID-19 receiving treatment at the Isolation Centre at the Family Hospital.
  • All patients are doing well except one patient whose condition has worsened
  • There are 3 suspected cases being tested. 2 are on Praslin in isolation and 1 on Mahe in isolation.
  • There are 25 persons in quarantine. There are 22 in Perseverance Quarantine Facility and 3 in Roche Caiman Quarantine Facility
  • Isolation Centre has been relocated to Family Hospital
  • Contact tracing has identified 200 contacts for the new cases and they are under follow up
  • Some Seychellois residents returning from overseas are to be quarantined at home as per public health guidelines, with appropriate follow up from surveillance team and the support of law enforcement.



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Call the Department of Health hotline on 141 if you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or any health concerns on COVID-19.