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.



Two new cases of COVID-19 detected
March 30, 2020
New case of COVID-19 detected
March 28, 2020
Press Update (28th March 2020)
March 28, 2020


Protect yourself from COVID-19. Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.