Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: India gifts Seychelles with COVISHIELD vaccines

The consignment arrived this afternoon on a special Indian Navy Aircraft ‘Boeing P81’

The Government of India has today gifted 50,000 doses of the COVISHIELD vaccine to Seychelles.  The consignment arrived this afternoon on a special Indian Navy Aircraft ‘Boeing P81’. The Indian High Commissioner to Seychelles, H.E. General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde, Minister for…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: Ministry of Health - New measures effected as COVID-19 cases rise

Members of the public are advised to respect and practice these measures to help stop the spread of the virus

As of 3rd January 2021, a total of 12 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded bringing the total number of cases to 297 as outlined in the table below: Categories Cumulative Active Recovered Death Visitors/GOP 96 36 60 0 Foreign Seafarers and crew  128 0 128 0 Seychellois 67 45 22…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Coronavirus: List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles

Changes to the list: Botswana, Burundi, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, South Africa and Zimbabwe has been added

List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles – changes to current list are effective from Monday 19th October 2020. Australia Egypt Liechtenstein Portugal Vietnam Austria Estonia Lithuania Qatar Zimbabwe Botswana Finland Malawi Rwanda Burundi Germany Malaysia Singapore Cambodia Ghana Mauritius South Africa Canada Iceland Monaco South…

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Coronavirus: President Faure sends message of solidarity to America

Message of solidarity to the President of the United States of America, Mr. Donald Trump upon learning that the President and the First Lady have both tested positive for COVID-19

Mr. Danny Faure, President of the Republic of Seychelles has conveyed a message of solidarity to the President of the United States of America, Mr. Donald Trump upon learning that the President and the First Lady have both tested positive for COVID-19. “I was saddened to learn that Your Excellency…

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Coronavirus - Seychelles: Two new COVID-19 cases detected in Seychelles

The two visitors who are UK nationals living in UAE, arrived in the country on Monday 14th September 2020

The Public Health Authority has announced the detection of two new cases of COVID-19 on Friday 18th September 2020. The two visitors who are UK nationals living in UAE, arrived in the country on Monday 14th September 2020. They were residing on La Digue since their arrival. They approached the…

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Seychelles joins the e-VidyaBharti and e-ArogyaBharti Project (e-VBAB)

The e-VBAB project will provide services through two separate web-based platforms, geared towards capacity building in the field of education and medical sciences

On the 2nd of September 2020, Ambassador Selby Pillay, High Commissioner of Seychelles accredited to India, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd for the e-VidyaBharti (e-education) and e-ArogyaBharti (tele-medicine) Project (e-VBAB) on behalf of the Government of Seychelles. The e-VBAB project will provide services through two…

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Coronavirus - Seychelles: H.E Vincent Meriton, Vice President and Minister for Foreign Affairs, represents Seychelles at the 40th Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit of Heads of State and Government

Conducted virtually for the first time due to travel restrictions currently in place to mitigate the spread of Covid-19

The Vice President stood in for President Danny Faure at the SADC Summit meeting, which is being conducted virtually for the first time due to travel restrictions currently in place to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. On this momentous occasion which saw the United Republic of Tanzania hand over the…

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Coronavirus - Seychelles: Public Health Authority Issues latest list of countries from which visitors are permitted in Seychelles

As of the 5th August 2020, the Public Health Authority has issued a list of countries approved for entry in Seychelles. Only visitors from the following country will be allowed in Seychelles. Note: This list will be updated periodically. Austria      Germany   Monaco  United Arab Emirates Belgium Hungary New…

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Coronavirus - Seychelles: Department of Foreign Affairs conducts last repatriation meeting

The meeting also noted that all stranded Seychellois departing from countries that have been permitted entry in Seychelles

On Thursday 30 July 2020, the Department of Foreign Affairs held its last repatriation meeting, chaired by Secretary of State Faure, in the presence of representatives from Health, Air Seychelles, Immigration and ANHRD. With the resumption of commercial flights on August 1, 2020, it was understood by all parties that…

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Coronavirus - Seychelles: Department of Health Covid-19 – Guidance for Passive Surveillance

The duration of passive surveillance is at least 14 days from your date of arrival in Seychelles

During this period, anybody developing an illness must immediately telephone the nearest health centre or 141 to seek advice. DO’S AND DON’TS FOR SEYCHELLOIS NATIONALS AND RESIDENTS What is passive surveillance? Passive Surveillance helps protect people around you from Covid-19. It is required for individuals who might have been in…