63 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded since the last update bringing the total number of cases recorded in Seychelles to 2464. They are from samples taken on the 19th, 20th and 21st February 2021.
66 cases, of which 63 Seychellois and 3 foreigners, met discharge criteria today and have been discharged into convalescence.
The Ministry of Health recorded another COVID-19 related death. A 58 year old with underlying medical conditions was admitted to the Isolation Centre at Family Hospital on 2nd February 2021 and died of
COVID-19 related complications.
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.
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.