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29 people test positive for Covid-19 | 16 January 2021

Twenty-nine new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded since the last update bringing the total number of cases recorded in Seychelles to 656.

Of the new cases, four are foreigners and 25 are Seychellois. Twenty-three (23) are on Mahé and six are on Praslin.

Nearly 100 cases have recovered and have been discharged into convalescence.

All the active cases are in isolation and contact tracing efforts continue.

Everyone is advised to keep interactions to immediate households (the persons you live with) only and to avoid gatherings and crowds. Continue to respect and practice the different measures in place to help stop the spread of Covid-19:

• Wear a mask in public places and where physical distancing cannot be maintained

• Practise hand hygiene regularly

• Avoid gatherings and crowds

• Avoid sharing objects

• Practise physical distancing of more than 1 metre

The accompanying table provides more information about the Covid-19 cases in Seychelles.

 

Press release from the Ministry of Health

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