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Covid-19 cases update | 20 February 2021

25 new cases

 

Twenty-five (25) new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded since the last update, bringing the total number of cases recorded in Seychelles to 2305.

They are from samples taken on February 17.

Eighteen (18) are foreigners and 7 are Seychellois. 56 cases, of which 50 Seychellois and 6 foreigners, met discharge criteria yesterday and have been discharged into convalescence.

Everyone is advised to continue practice the different measures to stop the spread of Covid-19. Keep interactions to immediate households (the persons you live with) only and to not gather in crowds.

Other measures to follow:

• 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 one metre.

Members of the public experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 are advised to go to special stations at the following centres: Glacis, Baie Lazare and Mont Fleuri.

 

Press release from the Ministry of Health

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