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Returning resident tests positive for COVID-19

A 48-year-old Seychellois woman is receiving care at the isolation and treatment centre at Perseverance after testing PCR-positive for COVID-19.

The Bel Ombre resident arrived from Dubai on Monday 21st September 2020.

She is symptomatic and laboratory tests indicate that she most likely caught the infection Dubai.

Contact tracing has already started and possible contacts are being followed up.

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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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