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.
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.