Covid-19

'OUR COVID TACTICS ARE NOT WORKING': Sands and Davis united in condemning road map for dealing with crisis
'OUR COVID TACTICS ARE NOT WORKING': Sands and Davis united in condemning road map for dealing with crisis

October 27, 2020

THE government's approach to tackling COVID-19 is not working - according to both former Health Minister Dr Duane Sands and Opposition leader Philip 'Brave' Davis...

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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Living With Covid Coalitiion Partner to Secure 3 Million Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Tests

October 26, 2020

Public-Private Partnership Enables Country-Wide Testing & Management Platform for Citizens, Residents & Visitors...

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Full steam ahead - as three million rapid tests secured
Full steam ahead - as three million rapid tests secured

October 26, 2020

TOURISM Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar said the country is moving "full steam ahead" with reopening next month...

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331 new cases since Thursday

October 26, 2020

FIFTY-SIX COVID-19 cases were announced on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health, bringing the amount of cases recorded between Thursday and yesterday to 331...

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Ministry of National Security Reports Two Cases of Coronavirus Infections.

October 23, 2020

The Ministry of National Security wishes to inform the public that it had two reported cases of coronavirus infection. Both cases were sent home, quarantined, and tested following the advice and standard protocols of the Ministry of Health...

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Relative of infected police officer hits out at lack of contact tracing

October 23, 2020

A RELATIVE of a COVID-19 positive police officer has claimed officials have not done any contact tracing or checked on members of his household for possible infection spread...

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PM and Cabinet to quarantine after Bannister tests positive for COVID-19
PM and Cabinet to quarantine after Bannister tests positive for COVID-19

October 21, 2020

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis and all Cabinet ministers are to quarantine after Minister of Works Desmond Bannister tested positive for COVID-19...

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128 COVID-19 cases, three more deaths on Tuesday
128 COVID-19 cases, three more deaths on Tuesday

October 21, 2020

ONE hundred and twenty-eight additional COVID-19 cases were reported on Tuesday along with three more deaths, according to the Ministry of Health...

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70 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death on Sunday
70 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death on Sunday

October 20, 2020

SEVENTY new cases of COVID-19 were recorded on Sunday along with one additional death...

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'Samaritans' help exposes health shortfall'
'Samaritans' help exposes health shortfall'

October 20, 2020

THE addition of a temporary Samaritan's Purse tent hospital underscores that the government continues to lag behind in its ability to improve health facilities in the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Senator Dr Michael Darville...

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Minnis told Junkanoo funeral - no rushout: Mourners advised ceremony feared to be 39super spreader39 had to follow COVID rules
Minnis told Junkanoo funeral - no rushout: Mourners advised ceremony feared to be 39super spreader39 had to follow COVID rules

October 20, 2020

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis told Junkanoo members not to hold a rushout that is now at the centre of claims that it contributed to the creation of a COVID-19 cluster.

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Wells: we're looking for best fit in reopening to tourism
Wells: we're looking for best fit in reopening to tourism

October 19, 2020

HEALTH Minister Renward Wells has defended the government's November 1 target for more relaxations in the tourism sector despite high COVID-19 figures and an overstretched healthcare system...

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MINISTRY OF HEALTH COVID-19 UPDATE Update #200

October 18, 2020

The Ministry of Health advises the general public of the current COVID-19 situation in The Bahamas...

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Six deaths added to COVID toll
Six deaths added to COVID toll

October 18, 2020

ONE hundred and eighty-six cases of COVID-19 and eight more related deaths were recorded between Friday and Saturday, pushing the country's coronavirus tally to 5,703...

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The Bahamas has ramped up an improved testing output of 900 per cent COVID-19 central portal number €˜511€™ is reactivated
The Bahamas has ramped up an improved testing output of 900 per cent; COVID-19 central portal number ‘511’ is reactivated

October 16, 2020

Minister of Health the Hon. Renward Wells said as of Thursday the 15th of October, 2020, there were 132 new cases of COVID-19 recorded bringing the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in The Bahamas to 5,517...

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Scotiabank Thompson Blvd Branch Also Temporarily Closed due to COVID-19

October 15, 2020

Scotiabank Bahamas has announced that its Thompson Blvd Branch will be closed to the public for the next two weeks. Early Thursday (October 15), the Bank was informed that a staff member attached to the branch tested positive...

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Abaco residents seek more relaxation of restrictions
Abaco residents seek more relaxation of restrictions

October 15, 2020

DAYS after Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis eased some COVID-19 restrictions for Abaco, North and Central Abaco administrator Terrece Bootle-Laing said while most residents welcome the move, some want additional measures to be relaxed...

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Critical39 moment in fight
Critical39 moment in fight

October 15, 2020

THE Bahamas has not yet turned the corner in its fight against COVID-19, a senior physician yesterday insisted, adding that at this "critical" juncture the nation's plan needs reworking...

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Closure of The National Emergency Management Agency

October 15, 2020

The Cabinet Office announces for general information that the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), located on Gladstone Road and NEMA’s Way, will be closed effective Wednesday 14 October 2020 for deep cleaning and sanitizing...

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Scotiabank Temporarily Closes Carmichael Road Branch Following COVID-19 Exposure
Scotiabank Temporarily Closes Carmichael Road Branch Following COVID-19 Exposure

October 15, 2020

Scotiabank has advised that its Carmicheal Road branch will be temporarily closed to the public effective October 15, 2020, following the confirmation of a positive COVID-19 test among its team members...

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