Covid-19 - Corona Virus

Covid-19 / Corona Virus Updates

Statement-Vaccine Consultative Committee

January 18, 2021

Recently appointed by Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, the National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee was formed to advise the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Health...

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Covid: UK to close all travel corridors from Monday
Covid: UK to close all travel corridors from Monday

January 15, 2021

The UK is to close all travel corridors from Monday morning to "protect against the risk of as yet unidentified new strains" of Covid, the PM has said...

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Wells: Only W.H.O.-approved tests allowed
Wells: Only W.H.O.-approved tests allowed

January 14, 2021

HEALTH Minister Renward Wells says his ministry will not make a move on approving any form of additional COVID-19 testing unless first receiving the nod from the World Health Organisation to which it is aligned...

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CDC to require all air travelers to US to show negative coronavirus test
CDC to require all air travelers to US to show negative coronavirus test

January 12, 2021

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it will require a negative Covid-19 test from all air passengers entering the United States -- a move it says may help slow the spread of the coronavirus...

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'Quarantine for visitors may now be necessary'
'Quarantine for visitors may now be necessary'

January 12, 2021

IN view of the number of travellers not complying with the rapid antigen test requirements, a senior physician suggested the country should revisit "some measure of quarantine" until officials can put in place better strategies...

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More Covid-19 / Corona Virus News

Vaccine committee working to finalise operational plan
Vaccine committee working to finalise operational plan

January 18, 2021

ANYONE who receives a COVID-19 vaccine once they become available in the country will receive a certificate that "may be associated with travel in the future," which is a "potential requirement being discussed internationally," the Office of the Prime Minister said last night...

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U.S. trips will need negative COVID test
U.S. trips will need negative COVID test

January 13, 2021

THE US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said yesterday it will require all air passengers entering the United States to have a negative COVID-19 test as cases surge in America and a more infectious coronavirus strain spreads around the world...

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WHY AREN'T THEY TESTING PEOPLE Questions raised over why large numbers are not taking Day Five test
WHY AREN'T THEY TESTING PEOPLE Questions raised over why large numbers are not taking Day Five test

January 12, 2021

DOCTOR Michael Darville, the co-chair of the Progressive Liberal Party's COVID-19 task force, says the revelation that 46 percent of travellers to The Bahamas have not taken the COVID-19 antigen test after five days in the country is alarming and should "greatly concern" Bahamians...

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Doctor warns of possible need to tighten travel
Doctor warns of possible need to tighten travel

January 07, 2021

A SENIOR physician has said the government might have to toughen COVID-19 travel restrictions if The Bahamas sees a surge of infections as a result of the recent holiday celebrations coupled with a new COVID-19 strain already spreading in some parts of the world...

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No child to be vaccinated without parents' consent
No child to be vaccinated without parents' consent

January 07, 2021

THE Ministry of Health has clarified that no one under the age of 18 years of age will be administered a COVID-19 vaccine until the World Health Organisation and scientific evidence say it is safe to do so and with the consent of parents.

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Canadians Face New Mandatory PCR Test Before Returning to Canada

January 04, 2021

As news emerged concerning a new variant of the Covid-19 virus circulating in the United Kingdom, Canada acted swiftly to cancel all flights from the UK to Canada...

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First cases in San Salvador
First cases in San Salvador

January 04, 2021

SAN Salvador residents are on alert after the tiny island recorded its first two cases of COVID-19 over the weekend...

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Too many questions over vaccinations, says Davis
Too many questions over vaccinations, says Davis

December 23, 2020

THE Progressive Liberal Party has raised concerns about the Minnis administration's COVID-19 vaccination strategy, saying too many questions are still unanswered...

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Government to Continue Reducing the Economic Effects of COVID-19
Government to Continue Reducing the Economic Effects of COVID-19

December 17, 2020

Senator J. Kwasi Thompson, Minister of State for Finance explained that the Government will continue to reduce the economic effects of COVID-19, by providing initiatives targeted at public health and safety, job protection and social and economic support for households and businesses.
“The levels of direct support required by the government to save lives and support commercial and economic activity to the end of October has been unprecedented.

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26 COVID-19 cases on Friday and Saturday
26 COVID-19 cases on Friday and Saturday

December 13, 2020

THE Ministry of Health recorded 26 COVID-19 cases between Friday and Saturday...

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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

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

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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