Public Health Authority confirms new COVID-19 case on Praslin

Further investigation is being conducted following detection of a positive COVID-19 case on Praslin today.

The 57 year old, who has no history of travel outside of the country presented with symptoms and was admitted to the Isolation and Treatment facility on the island for tests.

Contact tracing is ongoing and close contacts have been identified and placed under facility quarantine.

A death of Praslin resident is also being investigated following the detection of the new case.

Members of the public are advised to continue to follow public health guidelines to prevent the spread of the virus and to call the Department of Health hotline when presenting with symptoms for further assistance.

Alternatively, the Department of Health form found at the QR code displayed below can be completed.



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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. 


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