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A new normal: UN lays out roadmap to lift economies and save jobs after COVID-19A new normal: UN lays out roadmap to lift economies and save jobs after COVID-19

30.04.2020

There will be no return to the “old normal”, governments must actto create a new economy and more jobs.   NEW YORK, 27 APRIL 2020—The urgent health crisis that is COVID-19 has created a historic ... | read |
U.S. Embassy Provides Covid-19 Assistance to SeychellesU.S. Embassy Provides Covid-19 Assistance to Seychelles

28.04.2020

April 28, 2020: The U.S. Embassy in Mauritius and Seychelles and the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) have donated 2900 KN95 masks and 200 face shields to the Seychelles Department of Health. The protective ... | read |
Press CommuniquePress Communique

27.04.2020

For information regarding repatriation to and from Seychelles, please view the Air Seychelles link: https://www.airseychelles.com/en-sc/HMRepatriationFlights ... | read |
PRESS COMMUNIQUEPRESS COMMUNIQUE

21.04.2020

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent intensification of restrictions of movements both within, and in and out of the country, the Seychelles government has been working with various governments whose nationals are ... | read |
Arrival of 2nd round of medical supplies from the Jack Ma FoundationArrival of 2nd round of medical supplies from the Jack Ma Foundation

16.04.2020

On Wednesday 15th April 2020, Seychelles received the second round of medical supplies from the Jack Ma Foundation, delivered by a special Ethiopian Airways flight. This batch of consignment consisted of: 1)      Swabs and Viral ... | read |
Seychelles expresses gratitude to India for medical supplies in view of COVID-19 crisisSeychelles expresses gratitude to India for medical supplies in view of COVID-19 crisis

15.04.2020

On behalf of the Government of Seychelles, the Department of Foreign Affairs has expressed its sincere gratitude to the Indian Government for supplying Seychelles with the first consignment of 4 tons of essential lifesaving medicine, ... | read |
Seychelles and Cuba celebrate 42 years of bilateral relationsSeychelles and Cuba celebrate 42 years of bilateral relations

14.04.2020

President Danny Faure has sent a message to his counterpart, H.E Miguel Diaz- Canel Bermudez, President of the Republic of Cuba, in honour of the 42nd anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations between ... | read |
Important Offices and Essential ServicesImportant Offices and Essential Services

09.04.2020

1. Important Ministries, Departments, Divisions and agencies of Government and organ of State)     1.1 President’s Private Office;     1.2 Cabinet Office and Private Office of the Vice-President, Designated Minister and ... | read |
Public Health Authority records new case of COVID-19Public Health Authority records new case of COVID-19

06.04.2020

Today, Monday 6th April 2020, a 26 year old man who works as a ground handling staff at the Seychelles International airport has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual reported to the Anse Royale health ... | read |
UAE makes available to Seychelles' government Avani Barbarons resort as additional facility in fight against COVID-19UAE makes available to Seychelles' government Avani Barbarons resort as additional facility in fight against COVID-19

04.04.2020

Under the directive of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the ‘Avani Barbarons Seychelles Resort’ will be made available ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to SomaliaPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Somalia

03.04.2020

President Danny Faure has sent his condolences to Mr. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, upon hearing of the passing of the former Somali Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Nur Hassan ... | read |
Seychelles Commemorates the 40th Anniversary of SADCSeychelles Commemorates the 40th Anniversary of SADC

01.04.2020

On the 1st April 1980, the Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC) was formed by nine southern African countries seeking to eradicate the effects of apartheid in order to encourage economic growth and security in ... | read |
CORONAVIRUS: PRESS UPDATECORONAVIRUS: PRESS UPDATE

31.03.2020

This evening, two Seychellois residents who were in quarantine at the Beau Vallon quarantine facility have tested positive for COVID-19. They both presented with symptoms earlier today and were transferred to the Isolation Centre at ... | read |
Coronavirus: Press UpdateCoronavirus: Press Update

29.03.2020

Yesterday evening a person who was in quarantine at the Berjaya Hotel quarantine facility, in Beau Vallon, was tested positive for the COVID-19. The person is a Seychellois who arrived from Manchester, UK on 22nd ... | read |
CORONAVIRUS: PRESS UPDATECORONAVIRUS: PRESS UPDATE

28.03.2020

As of the last update sent on Friday 27th March 2020: There are 7 positive cases of COVID-19 receiving treatment at the Isolation Centre at the Family Hospital. All patients remain stable, except one who ... | read |
Seychelles gets COVID-19 test kits from Africa CDCSeychelles gets COVID-19 test kits from Africa CDC

27.03.2020

On Tuesday 25th March 2020, Seychelles received a further donation of 11 tests kits for COVID-19 from Africa Centre for Disease Control (CDC), a Specialized Technical Institution of the African Union.  Each kit, has ... | read |
UK Home Office announces extension on leaveUK Home Office announces extension on leave

26.03.2020

A press communique from the Home Office, UK Visas and Immigration, has announced an extension on leave to 31 May for any individuals who are currently unable to return home at the end of their ... | read |
PRESS COMMUNIQUEPRESS COMMUNIQUE

26.03.2020

Further to yesterday’s press communiqué regarding the donation by the UAE government, the Department of Foreign Affairs would like to clarify that besides the eleven tons of medical equipment and pharmaceuticals that arrived yesterday, to ... | read |
DÉPARTEMENT DE LA SANTÉ DES SEYCHELLES: CONSEILS DE VOYAGE ET RELATIFS A LA SANTÉDÉPARTEMENT DE LA SANTÉ DES SEYCHELLES: CONSEILS DE VOYAGE ET RELATIFS A LA SANTÉ

26.03.2020

Aperçu et analyse de la situation Au 24 mars 2020, le nombre de cas confirmés de COVID-19 a dépassé 372 000 dans 195 pays, territoires et zones.  Selon le rapport de l’OMS sur la ... | read |
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: TRAVEL AND HEALTH ADVISORYDEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: TRAVEL AND HEALTH ADVISORY

25.03.2020

 WEDNESDAY 25TH MARCH 2020    Overview and situation analysis As of 24th March 2020, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has exceeded 372,000 in 195 countries, territories and areas.  According to the ... | read |