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Covid-19 / Corona Virus Updates

COVID Vaccine Update
COVID Vaccine Update

April 12, 2021

Persons 50 years of age and over and restaurant and retail workers may begin making appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, effective immediately.

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COVID spike forces PMH to reopen unit
COVID spike forces PMH to reopen unit

April 12, 2021

PRINCESS Margaret Hospital has had to reopen its 28-bed Special Pathogens Unit to accommodate an increase of COVID-19 related admissions, which has gone hand in hand with the spike in virus numbers over the past few weeks.

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'Vaccine benefits far outweigh any risks'
'Vaccine benefits far outweigh any risks'

April 08, 2021

INFECTIOUS disease expert Dr Nikkiah Forbes said the benefits of taking the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine still far outweighs the risks associated with the jab.

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McMillian: Social gatherings should not be occurring
McMillian: Social gatherings should not be occurring

April 07, 2021

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Pearl McMillan said political events and other social gatherings should not be happening locally. McMillan said while the Ministry of Health is not monitoring political events specifically, officials expect political parties to follow the health guidelines. "The Ministry of Health continues to make the recommendations that are based on the science," ...
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'No evidence' of new strains in country, says minister
'No evidence' of new strains in country, says minister

April 07, 2021

HEALTH Minister Renward Wells said there is "no evidence" any of the new coronavirus strains are present in the country after dozens of positive samples sent abroad earlier this year produced negative results for the COVID-19 mutations.

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Government of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas Moves Forward on Resilient Aviation Infrastructure
Government of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas Moves Forward on Resilient Aviation Infrastructure

April 12, 2021

The Commonwealth of The Bahamas is looking toward a brighter future beyond the current economic challenges resulting from the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. A major thrust of the nation’s development initiatives will focus on sustainable long-term solutions to rebuilding infrastructure throughout The Islands of The Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. The Government, through the Ministry of Tourism & Aviation, is very pleased to announce that it is moving forward with its plan to develop resilient aviation infrastructure for a portfolio of Grand Bahama and Family Island airports. The portfolio will include the Grand Bahama International Airport, Exuma International Airport, North Eleuthera International Airport, Leonard Thompson International Airport at Marsh Harbour, Abaco; Long Island International Airport at Deadman’s Cay, San Salvador International Airport and Great Harbour Cay International Airport.

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21-year-old mother jailed for false COVID test result
21-year-old mother jailed for false COVID test result

April 09, 2021

A 21-year-old mother was sentenced Friday to six months in prison for presenting a false Doctor's Hospital COVID-19 test result when she attempted to travel earlier this week.

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PLP Statement On Political Gatherings and Campaign Practices
PLP Statement On Political Gatherings and Campaign Practices

April 09, 2021

The Progressive Liberal Party takes note of the public comments attributed to the country’s Chief Medical Officer regarding political gatherings in the current COVID environment and attendant health and safety regulations.

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Pay incentive to take the vaccine
Pay incentive to take the vaccine

April 09, 2021

BAHA Mar has strongly encouraged its employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, offering staff members who receive two doses of the shot a half day’s base pay.

However, the resort has said a vaccination will not be a mandatory requirement.

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PLP reviews campaigning to cope with COVID rules
PLP reviews campaigning to cope with COVID rules

April 09, 2021

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party chairman Fred Mitchell said the party’s leader has ordered a review of all campaign practices after Chief Medical Officer Dr Pearl McMillan said gatherings should not be taking place outside of Emergency Order protocols.

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RBDF Commodore awaiting test result
RBDF Commodore awaiting test result

April 07, 2021

ROYAL Bahamas Defence Force Commodore Raymond King is still experiencing mild symptoms after being exposed to COVID-19, however test results have not yet come back to determine if he has the disease.

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More vaccination sites planned
More vaccination sites planned

April 07, 2021

WITH COVID-19 vaccinations set to resume in New Providence and Grand Bahama today, officials are also hoping to open up additional vaccination sites to accelerate the process.

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Officials hope Easter events won't lead to rise in cases
Officials hope Easter events won't lead to rise in cases

April 07, 2021

WITH several large gatherings seen over the Easter holiday weekend, Health Minister Renward Wells said yesterday officials are hoping the social events do not lead to an uptick in coronavirus cases.

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Vaccinations to resume
Vaccinations to resume

April 06, 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations will resume tomorrow on New Providence and Grand Bahama.

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Confusion over Eleuthera emergency orders
Confusion over Eleuthera emergency orders

April 06, 2021

MANY residents left Eleuthera yesterday without having to show proof that they had a negative COVID-19 PCR test result despite last week's change to the COVID-19 Emergency Order making this a requirement for travel.

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TOURISM REOPENING


TOURISM READINESS & RECOVERY: PHASE 2

TRAVEL HEALTH CARD APPLICATION

The Islands Of The Bahamas Travel Requirements

Click Below To Read And Download Bahamas Tourism Readiness and Recovery. Plan For Re-Entry Into The Tourism Market

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Private Medical Care and Education

Prohibited Business And Activities

COVID-19 GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE MONDAY 31 AUGUST 2020

COVID-19 A Measured Plan For Re-Opening The Economy

What Is COVID-19?


Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

COVID-19 Prevention Tips
As the spread of coronavirus, officially named COVID-19, has evolved in recent weeks, all are encouraged to use several effective measures to prevent any virus. They include:
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based sanitizer.
- Cover your coughs and sneezes.
- Disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Get a flu shot - it’s not too late!
- Stay home if you are sick... [Read More Here].

Keep Your Workplace Clean During Coronavirus


10 Ways to Keep Your Workplace Clean During Coronavirus

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Prime Minister Minnis - House of Assembly - Update on COVID-19 April 6th 2020


Prime Minister The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis delivers a communication in the House of Assembly on the latest national response to #COVID19 April 6, 2020.

Prime Minister Minnis And Minister of Health- Press Conference - Update on COVID-19 April 3rd 2020

Prime Minister Minnis Thanks Health Professionals


Prime Minister Minnis thanks health professionals working to coordinte the emergency response to COVID-19 at the Ministry of Health.

Ministry of Health Press Conference COVID-19


Ministry of Health Live Press Conference COVID-19 Update Thursday March 26, 2020 With Dr Duane Sands, Minister of Health

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Covid-19 |  Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Cases - 31st of March 2020

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