Following negative results from the re-testing of person(s) testing positive for COVID-19 in home quarantine on Saturday, 7 May 2022, the public is advised that the person(s) have now completed their quarantine period in compliance with St Helena’s COVID-19 protocols.


As a result of routine testing on Friday, 13 and Monday, 16 May 2022, positive COVID-19 case(s) were identified in Home Quarantine.  All person(s) who have tested positive, will remain in quarantine in compliance with St Helena’s COVID-19 protocols.


Members of the public should continue to practice good respiratory and hand hygiene.


The public will be updated when there are no longer positive cases in quarantine.


St Helena’s current COVID-19 testing protocol requires testing to be undertaken on arrival to St Helena upon entering the 7 or 10 day quarantine period.  The next test is carried out on Day 6 or 9. Currently there is no routine testing undertaken to detect if a person(s) status has changed before Day 6 or 9.

17 May 2022