9 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded since the last update from over 300 PCR test conducted. This brings the total number of cases recorded in Seychelles to 1513.
All the new cases are Seychellois and are from Mahe. Most have a history of contact with positive case.
Another COVID-19 related death was registered earlier today. The 71 year old man was admitted to the isolation centre at Family Hospital two days ago with severe illness and underlying medical conditions.
Everyone is advised to keep interactions to immediate households (the persons you live with) only and to not gather in crowds. Continue to respect and practice the different measures in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19:
• Wear a mask in public places and where physical distancing cannot be maintained
• Practise hand hygiene regularly
• Avoid gatherings and crowds
• Avoid sharing objects
• Practise physical distancing of more than 1 metre
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.