Source: Department of Health, Seychelles |

Coronavirus: Seychelles receives medical equipment from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

The donation was received by the Public Health Authority on behalf of the Seychelles government

On 13 July 2020, Seychelles received its third batch of medical equipment to combat the COVID-19 pandemic from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The consignments received consist of two Biosafety cabinets, which are vitally important in the handling and processing of infectious samples, such as SARS-COV-2, the causative virus…

Source: Department of Health, Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: New COVID-19 cases detected on board Spanish fishing vessel

The positive crew members are all well, without any symptoms of the infection and are in isolation on the respective vessels

10 new positive cases of COVID-19 were detected on board two of the Spanish fishing vessels during a scheduled assessment of the fleet by the Public Health Authority on Sunday 5th July 2020. The assessment is setup as a routine to verify the status of the manners who have been…

Source: Department of Health, Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: Update as of 25th June 2020

The Department of Health has taken samples from 198 seafarers

Fifty-nine (59) is now the total number of positive PCR test results from the crew of the Spanish fishing fleet who arrived from Senegal and Ivory Coast on the 23rd June 2020. The Department of Health has taken samples from 198 seafarers altogether and has, so far, obtained 146 results.…

Source: Department of Health, Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: Public Health Authority records new case of COVID-19

The total number of confined cases in Seychelles is 11

Today, Monday 6. April 2020, a 26 year old man who works as a ground handling staff at the Seychelles International airport has tested positive for COV1D-19. The individual reported to the Anse Royale health facility, located the District Administration on Friday 3. April 2.0.. was consulted by a physician…

Source: Department of Health, Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: Press Update (30th March 2020)

Two Seychellois residents who were in quarantine at the Beau Vallon quarantine facility have tested positive for COVID-19. They both presented with symptoms earlier and were transferred to the Isolation Centre at Family Hospital in Perseverance for treatment. The two individuals traveled on separate flights. The first one arrived on…

Source: Department Of Health, Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: Press Update (27th March 2020)

All patients that were undergoing investigations at isolation centre have tested negative

As of the last update sent on Wednesday 25th 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. All patients that were undergoing investigations at isolation centre…

Source: Department Of Health, Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: Overview and situation analysis

Seychelles needs to continue focusing its resources on dealing with the current situation locally and mitigating the impact of the outbreak on its citizens

As of 24th March 2020, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has exceeded 372,000 in 195 countries, territories and areas.  According to the WHO situation report of 24th March 2020, the total number of deaths globally stands at over 16,000.  Italy is still the country with the most deaths,…

Source: Department Of Health, Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: Health & Travel Advisory (25th March 2020)

Any passenger arriving from any country (except returning Seychellois citizens) will not be allowed to enter Seychelles

Overview and situation analysis As of 24th March 2020, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has exceeded 372,000 in 195 countries, territories and areas. According to the WHO situation report of 24th March 2020, the total number of deaths globally stands at over 16,000. Italy is still the country…

Source: Department Of Health, Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: Press Update

There are 7 positive cases of COVID-19 receiving treatment at the Isolation Centre at the Family Hospital

As of the last update sent on Monday 23rd 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. 3 patients were undergoing investigations and have tested negative.…