46 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded since the last update bringing the total number of cases recorded in Seychelles to 1848. Of the new cases, 38 were sampled on the 10th February and 8 on 11th February.
12 are foreigners and 34 are Seychellois. 3 are from Praslin and the remaining from Mahe.
35 cases met discharge criteria today and have been discharged into convalescence.
Following the death of a person last week, investigations conducted have revealed that the cause was COVID-19 related.
Everyone is advised to continue practice the different measures to stop the spread of COVID-19. Keep interactions to immediate households (the persons you live with) only and to not gather in crowds. Other measures to follow:
• 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.