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Covid-19 update Fifth death, 18 new cases |02 February 2021

A fifth Covid-19 related death was registered in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The victim, a woman, was admitted at the Family Hospital Isolation Centre earlier this year and had other medical conditions.

Meanwhile 18 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded since the last update bringing the total number of cases recorded in Seychelles to 1223. The samples were taken on January 30 & 31, 2021.

All are Seychellois and from Mahé.

Everyone is advised to keep interactions to immediate households (the persons you live with) only and to not gather in 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

 

Press release from the Ministry of Health

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