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Press Update (23rd March 2020)

As of the last update sent on Sunday 22nd March 2020:

  • There are 7 positive cases of COVID-19 receiving treatment at the Isolation Centre at the Family Hospital.
  • 1 person in isolation for 9 days has been retested and the test is negative, this person will be tested in 24 to 48hrs. If the result remains negative, the person will be considered for discharge.
  • All patients remain stable except one who is in critical but stable condition.
  • 8 patients who were under investigation have tested negative.
  • There are 2 patients undergoing further investigations.
  • There are 24 persons in quarantine at the two facilities.
  • There are 51 persons in home quarantine as per public health guidelines, with appropriate follow up from surveillance team and the support of law enforcement.
  • Contact tracing continues to follow up on the contacts.

Air Seychelles has gone to Mauritius to repatriate Seychellois nationals, the flight will arrive later today. Total number stands at 52 passengers to be confirmed. All will be taken to a designated Quarantine centre where they will remain for 14 days. Further details will be given in the next update.

PRESS RELEASE

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

HEALTH TIP

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.