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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…

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Coronavirus - Seychelles : Department of Foreign Affairs receives medical supplies

The Indian High Commissioner General Dalbir Singh Suhag and the Indian Association of Seychelles have today donated some useful medical items to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). In a short ceremony held at Maison Quéau de Quinssy, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador…

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

The number of positive COVID-19 on board all the vessels totals 80

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 mariners who have been…

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Coronavirus - Seychelles: Press Update - Repeat COVID-19 PCR Test Negative for Three Persons

The total number of positive PCR tests for COVID-19 from the group of West African seafarers is now 70

The Public Health Laboratory has confirmed that repeat PCR test for COVID-19 conducted on samples from the French, the Filipino and the United Emirates nationals who tested positive yesterday morning, have returned negative results for all three persons late last night. Meanwhile the total number of positive PCR tests for…

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Coronavirus: Seychelles to resume passenger flights on 1st August

The resumption of commercial passenger flights will be undertaken as per the newly established National Framework for Integrated Management of the Reopening of Seychelles

President Danny Faure on June 23, 2020 announced that commercial passenger flights to Seychelles are to resume on August 1, 2020. The decision was announced following a meeting at the State House, chaired by President Danny Faure, and attended by officials from the Public Health Authority; Ministry of Finance, Trade,…

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Coronavirus - Seychelles: World Ocean’s Day keynote address delivered by Ambassador Barry Faure

Emphasized on how Seychelles has shown the world that it is possible to achieve a critical balance between marine conservation and development

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure,was today invited by the Head of the Delegation of the European Union, Ambassador Vincent Degert, to deliver a keynote address on World Ocean’s Day. The address was delivered virtually during a Webinar themed ‘Innovative actions for the…

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Coronavirus - Seychelles: Handing over ceremony of second consignment of medical supplies from India

The supply of these medicines has been arranged by Government of India at the request of the Government of Seychelles

The second consignment of essential medicine supplies from India arrived today (7 June 2020) in Port Victoria aboard INS Kesari. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs & Blue Economy, Amb. Barry Faure & Secretary of State for Health, Amb. Marie Pierre Lloyd jointly received the consignment on behalf of Government…

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Coronavirus - Seychelles: Chinese government donates medical materials to Seychelles

China has been consistent in its support to the COVID-19 situation in Seychelles

On 26th May 2020, a batch of protective equipment donated by the Chinese government arrived in Seychelles via Ethiopian Airlines. The donated medical materials include 500 infrared thermometers, which are needed desperately by local schools and institutions, 2,000 medical N95 masks, 10,000 surgical masks, 2,000 disposable protective clothing, 2,000 medical…