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Health Authorities respond to new COVID-19 case

PRESS RELEASE

Ministry of Health urges community to observe public health measures as COVID-19 infections rise
November 30, 2020
National AIDS Council hosts stakeholders’ workshop on HIV/AIDS & viral hepatitis
November 27, 2020
NIHSS partners with parents and friends in blood donation campaign
November 5, 2020

NOTICE

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

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'Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibilitity' is the theme for this year's World AIDS Day, commemorated today Tuesday 1st December.

The activities for the occasion were launched by the Principal Secretary for Health Dr Bernard during a workshop aimed at building capacity for HIV & viral hepatitis prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reading the Minister's messaged, PS Valentin reminded health workees that as healthcare providers they need to ensure that care continues during the response the pandemic and that HIV services are not affected.

While measures taken to respond to the pandemic national is seen to have impacted access HIV services such as educational outreach and testing, the Ministry of Health and it's partners are working strongly towards reinforcing these services as part of continuity of care programmes.
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A 43 year old visitor was last night admitted to the Isolation and Treatment Centre in Perseverance after testing positive for COVID-19.

The new positive case was detected by the Public Health Authority after routine exit screening of passengers traveling outside of Seychelles.

He arrived in the country from Dubai on Thursday 3rd September 2020 and was travelling with his partner who has tested negative and is asymptomatic. They both underwent testing on Saturday to facilitate their exit of the country.

The contact tracing team is conducting follow up investigations to identify people who have had possible contact with the new case.

Members of the public are advised to maintain the practices of public health measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.

• Wash hands frequently with soap and water or sanitise with an alcohol-based hand rub.
• Maintain physical distance of 1m from others.
• Avoid crowded places.
• Wear a mask in public spaces and where there is a gathering of many people.

PRESS RELEASE

Ministry of Health urges community to observe public health measures as COVID-19 infections rise
November 30, 2020
National AIDS Council hosts stakeholders’ workshop on HIV/AIDS & viral hepatitis
November 27, 2020
NIHSS partners with parents and friends in blood donation campaign
November 5, 2020

NOTICE

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

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK

'Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibilitity' is the theme for this year's World AIDS Day, commemorated today Tuesday 1st December.

The activities for the occasion were launched by the Principal Secretary for Health Dr Bernard during a workshop aimed at building capacity for HIV & viral hepatitis prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reading the Minister's messaged, PS Valentin reminded health workees that as healthcare providers they need to ensure that care continues during the response the pandemic and that HIV services are not affected.

While measures taken to respond to the pandemic national is seen to have impacted access HIV services such as educational outreach and testing, the Ministry of Health and it's partners are working strongly towards reinforcing these services as part of continuity of care programmes.
... See MoreSee Less

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