COVID-19 pandemic in Seychelles
|COVID-19 pandemic in Seychelles|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, China|
|Index case||Perseverance Island|
|Arrival date||11 March 2020|
(2 months, 2 weeks and 2 days)
On 12 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that a novel coronavirus was the cause of a respiratory illness in a cluster of people in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, which was reported to the WHO on 31 December 2019.
As of 16 March, there are four confirmed cases. The new case also arriving from Netherlands.
On 6 April, there are 11 confirmed cases, and two patients have been released.
A 26-year-old man, working at Seychelles International Airport, tested positive for coronavirus on Monday, April 6, bringing the country's total number of infections to 11, Following the detection of this infection, a travel ban order came into effect at midnight on Wednesday April 8 in Seychelles, except for essential service workers. This measure will be maintained for 21 days.
On 28 April 2020, President Danny Faure announced a lifting of restrictions. All restrictions on the movement of people will be lifted on 4 May. All shop will be allowed to open until 20:00 from 4 May. The first schools will reopen on 11 May and on 18 May all schools will reopen. Travel restrictions will end on 1 June when the airport reopens.
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