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Prime Minister Minnis visits Ministry of Health COVID-19 EOC

March 27, 2020

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said Bahamians must be prepared to fight an economic war once the war on COVID-19 is behind the nation...

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COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Bahamian Nationals Abroad in Distress or Seeking to Return to The Bahamas
COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Bahamian Nationals Abroad in Distress or Seeking to Return to The Bahamas

March 27, 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise the general public that if you have family members abroad who are Bahamian nationals in distress or seeking to return to The Bahamas, you should make direct contact with the nearest Bahamas Embassy, High Commission, Consulate General or Honorary Consulate...

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COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Foreign Nationals in The Bahamas Seeking to Return to Their Countries
COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Foreign Nationals in The Bahamas Seeking to Return to Their Countries

March 27, 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise the general public that foreign nationals residing in The Bahamas, who are in distress or seeking to return to their country should make direct contact with their respective Embassy/High Commission or Honorary Consulate located in The Bahamas...

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COVID-19 Bahamas Border Closure Nationals of The Bahamas Seeking to Return to Their Countries
COVID-19 Bahamas Border Closure Nationals of The Bahamas Seeking to Return to Their Countries

March 27, 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs refers to the press release of the Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD), regarding the Government’s decision to close the borders of The Bahamas, to all incoming passengers, effective 27 March. Planes can come empty to pick up passengers and leave...

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THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH CONFIRMS COVID-19 CASES AT TEN Update 17
THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH CONFIRMS COVID-19 CASES AT TEN Update #17

March 27, 2020

The Ministry of Health has confirmed one new case of the COVID-19 coronavirus in New Providence. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to ten...

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Bahamian borders closed to Bahamian citizens abroad, others

March 27, 2020

While the United States Embassy has advised that The Bahamas’ border closure, which prevents even Bahamian citizens from entering the country, will last until May 1, Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar said the government has not decided on a date yet...

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PM suggests more restrictions on movement could come
PM suggests more restrictions on movement could come

March 27, 2020

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis suggested on Friday that more restrictions to movement under the emergency powers order could be coming...

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Dozens of Bahamian students return home from Barbados

March 27, 2020

DOZENS of Bahamian students studying in Barbados took a Bahamasair flight on Friday to return to The Bahamas...

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NIB has 1.7bn in reserves to satisfy claims
NIB has 1.7bn in reserves to satisfy claims

March 27, 2020

THE Director of the National Insurance Board, Dr Nicola Virgil-Rolle, announced on Friday that NIB has about $1.7bn in its reserves to satisfy claims...

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Ministry confirms new case of COVID-19

March 27, 2020

The Ministry of Health confirmed one new case of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to ten...

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PM hints at further restrictions as 10th COVID-19 case confirmed in The Bahamas
PM hints at further restrictions as 10th COVID-19 case confirmed in The Bahamas

March 27, 2020

A 10th COVID-19 case has been confirmed in The Bahamas, according to Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands...

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Minister advises homeless community to seek help from Social Services

March 27, 2020

Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell today advised homeless people, who have nowhere to go during curfew, to seek assistance from the Department of Social Services.

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Man in hospital after Grand Bahama shooting
Man in hospital after Grand Bahama shooting

March 27, 2020

Police are investigating after a man was shot in Grand Bahama...

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Davis disappointed by homeless convictions
Davis disappointed by homeless convictions

March 27, 2020

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip "Brave" Davis is disappointed homeless people have been convicted of violating the COVID-19 curfew...

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One high-risk man's fight to avoid getting ill
One high-risk man's fight to avoid getting ill

March 27, 2020

ELLIS Stuart has diabetes, high blood pressure and heart problems...

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Curfew threatens safety of at-risk children, says expert

March 27, 2020

A SENIOR administrator of a New Providence school is disturbed by what the COVID-19 lockdown could mean for vulnerable children and wants the government to outline measures to help youngsters at risk of abuse...

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Social Services received over 1,000 applications for assistance

March 27, 2020

Frankie Campbell.Since Monday, the Department of Social Services has received more than 1,000 applications for assistance in light the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell said today...

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Nassau Airport Development Company announces closure of ALL incoming flights

March 27, 2020

Given the increase in COVID-19 in the U.S., the country is now closed to all incoming passengers...

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Emergency Powers Amended to Restrict Exercising to Yard

March 27, 2020

Exercise now restricted to yard and immediate neighborhood. No one can drive...

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The Public Urged to Follow the Protocols that will Prevent the Continued Spread of COVID-19

March 27, 2020

Minister of Health Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands said to prevent the continued spread of COVID-19, it is important that the public follows the advice consistently given by the Ministry of Health Medical Professionals including himself...

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