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Press Update (25th March 2020)

As of the last update sent on Tuesday 24th March 2020:

  • There are 7 positive cases of COVID-19 receiving treatment at the Isolation Centre at the Family Hospital.
  • All patients remain stable, except one who is in critical but stable condition.
  • 4 patients were undergoing investigations at isolation centre and have tested negative.
  • There are 5 patients being tested .
  • There are 73 persons in quarantine at the three facilities; in Perseverance, Roche Caiman and Beau Vallon.
  • There are 66 persons in home quarantine as per public health guidelines, with appropriate follow up from surveillance team and the support of law enforcement.
  • Contact tracing continues to follow up on the contacts.

PRESS RELEASE

Seychelles issues new travel measures
April 21, 2021
Seychelles rolls out COVISHIELD second dose
March 22, 2021
Health Authorities investigate COVID-19 cases at Elderly Home
March 15, 2021

NOTICE

Under new guidelines issued by the Public Health Authority, no COVID-19 screening tests is needed for persons placed under home quarantine during or upon completion of the quarantine period. Testing may be recommended for persons who develop symptoms of the infection. 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.

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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.