Health

$1 COVID-19 Quick Result Test Strips for Home and Work Use Will End The Need for Lockdowns in the Bahamas Permanently


September 23, 2020

The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has created a public health and economic crisis leading to psychological suffering and economic pain for all Bahamians...

read more »

PHA RBDF Partner in Successful Blood Drive

September 23, 2020

The Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Blood Bank benefitting from a successful blood drive hosted by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF)...

read more »

Forty-Nice 49 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, One 1 Additional Confirmed Death, One 1 Non-COVID Related Death Under Investigation-Now Confirmed Update173
Forty-Nice (49) Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, One (1) Additional Confirmed Death, One (1) Non-COVID Related Death Under Investigation-Now Confirmed Update#173

September 23, 2020

The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are forty-nine (49) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to three thousand four hundred sixtyseven (3,467)...

read more »

'Help me save my beautiful boy'
'Help me save my beautiful boy'

September 23, 2020

TARA Saunders never imagined she would be fighting to raise $125,000 so her two-year-old son with a rare congenital heart defect can have surgery and live a normal life...

read more »

49 new cases of COVID-19, one additional death
49 new cases of COVID-19, one additional death

September 22, 2020

FORTY-NINE new cases of COVID-19 were reported yesterday along with one more death.

read more »

Forty-Eight 48 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, One 1 Additional Confirmed Death and Three 3 Additional Deaths Investigation Update172
Forty-Eight (48) Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, One (1) Additional Confirmed Death and Three (3) Additional Deaths Investigation Update#172

September 22, 2020

The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are forty-eight (48) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to three thousand four hundred eighteen (3,418)...

read more »

Another House of Assembly staffer has virus
Another House of Assembly staffer has virus

September 22, 2020

A SECOND Parliament staffer has tested positive for COVID-19, raising what House Speaker Halson Moultrie said is concern about "institutional spread" of the virus in the House of Assembly...

read more »

48 new cases of COVID-19, one confirmed death, three deaths under investigation
48 new cases of COVID-19, one confirmed death, three deaths under investigation

September 21, 2020

The Ministry of Health reported that there were 48 new cases of COVID-19, one confirmed death and three additional deaths under investigation on Monday...

read more »

Health Minister Thanks the Government of Canada for its Generous Donation

September 19, 2020

Minister of Health the Hon. Renward Wells stated that the CA$677,000 given by the Government of Canada will help The Bahamas to achieve the goal of reducing the spread of COVID-19, while also protecting healthcare, frontline and essential workers...

read more »

Ninety 90 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and Five 5 Additional Death Under Investigation Update 168
Ninety (90) Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and Five (5) Additional Death Under Investigation Update #168

September 18, 2020

The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are ninety (90) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to three thousand one hundred seventy-seven (3,177)...

read more »

90 new cases of COVID-19, five additional deaths under investigation
90 new cases of COVID-19, five additional deaths under investigation

September 17, 2020

The Ministry of Health reported on Thursday that there were 90 new cases of COVID-19 and five additional deaths under investigation...

read more »

FIFTY-FIVE 55 ADDITIONAL CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES AND ONE 1 ADDITIONAL DEATH UNDER INVESTIGATION Update 167
FIFTY-FIVE (55) ADDITIONAL CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES AND ONE (1) ADDITIONAL DEATH UNDER INVESTIGATION Update #167

September 17, 2020

The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are fifty-five (55) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to three thousand eighty-seven (3,087)...

read more »

Timely Receipt of COVID-19 Test Results Greatly Aids MOH’s Surveillance Unit

September 16, 2020

Minister of Health the Hon. Renward Wells told the public that the timely receipt of COVID-19 test results greatly aid the staff of the Ministry of Health’s Surveillance Unit and volunteer contact tracers in carrying out their duties...

read more »

Twenty-Four 24 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases , One 1 Confirmed COVID-19 Related Death, One 1, One 1 Confirmed Non COIVD-19 Related Death, and One 1 Death Under Investigation Update166
Twenty-Four (24) Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases , One (1) Confirmed COVID-19 Related Death, One (1), One (1) Confirmed Non COIVD-19 Related Death, and One (1) Death Under Investigation Update#166

September 16, 2020

The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are twenty-four additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to three thousand thirty-two (3,032)..

read more »

Deep Cleaning and Sanitization of the House of Assembly Senate
Deep Cleaning and Sanitization of the House of Assembly & Senate

September 16, 2020

The Cabinet Office wishes to advise for general information that the House of Assembly and Senate will be deep cleaned and sanitized today, Tuesday 15th September 2020...

read more »

UPDATED: Parliament worker tests positive for COVID-19
UPDATED: Parliament worker tests positive for COVID-19

September 16, 2020

A STAFF member of Parliament who interacted with elected officials during a House of Assembly sitting last week has tested positive for COVID-19...

read more »

24 more cases and one death in latest national figures
24 more cases and one death in latest national figures

September 16, 2020

THE Ministry of Health confirmed 24 additional cases of COVID-19 and one more related death yesterday.

read more »

Health Minister Pledges to Keep the Public Informed as Pandemic Unfolds

September 15, 2020

Minister of Health the Hon. Renward Wells explained that health officials at the Ministry continue to learn more about COVID-19 as they traverse the waters of this continuously evolving virus...

read more »

Health Minister issues plea to families as morgue is too full
Health Minister issues plea to families as morgue is too full

September 15, 2020

HEALTH officials are urging members of the public to make arrangements for the remains of loved ones to be removed from Princess Margaret Hospital's morgue where the facility continues to be stretched to capacity...

read more »