A press conference on Tuesday 7th April 2020, by the Department of Health presented new measures that are being implemented to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This comes as a new case of COVID-19 was detected on Monday 6th April 2020 that had the authorities classifying it as a community transmission given the amount of people he had come into contact with.
The new measures, prevent further restrictions on movement within the country and additional guidelines from the department. These measures come into force as of midnight Thursday 9th April and will go for 21 days. These measures include:
A full list of essential services will be provided during the course of Wednesday 8th April 2020.
The Department of Health demands that members of the public adhere to these restrictions to help in preventing the spread of COVID-19. #ferouparSTOPTHESPREAD
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.