Covid-19

70 percent goal before mask mandates are lifted
70 percent goal before mask mandates are lifted

August 03, 2022

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said yesterday that officials are hoping to have 70 percent of the population vaccinated against COVID-19 before lifting the remaining mask mandates in the country.

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Govt wants 70 percent vaccination rate before lifting mask mandate 
Govt wants 70 percent vaccination rate before lifting mask mandate 

August 03, 2022

The government will consider lifting the mask mandate once 70 percent of the eligible Bahamian population is fully vaccinated, Minister of Health Dr. Michael Darville said yesterday. Prime Minister Philip Davis indicated last week that the mask mandate will be lifted once more people are vaccinated.

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Mother Pratt sworn in as Gov General has COVID-19
Mother Pratt sworn in as Gov General has COVID-19

August 02, 2022

GOVERNOR General Sir Cornelius Smith has tested positive for COVID-19.

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8 new cases of COVID on July 30th 2022, in The Bahamas

July 31, 2022

8 new cases of COVID on July 30th 2022

COVID 19 update from the Ministy of Health and Wellness.

To contain the spread of COVID-19 residents are reminded of the following:

if you have symptoms of COVID-19, do not wait, first, contact your health provider.
while home remedies may work for a period it is important to get tested and receive the proper care before symptoms become too difficult to manage.
if you have been asked by the Surveillance Unit to get tested for COVID-19, please follow the advice and take the gold standard RT-PCR test.
employees are encouraged to work from home.

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46 new cases of COVID on July 29th 2022

July 31, 2022

46 new cases of COVID on July 29th 2022

COVID 19 update from the Ministy of Health and Wellness.

To contain the spread of COVID-19 residents are reminded of the following:

if you have symptoms of COVID-19, do not wait, first, contact your health provider.
while home remedies may work for a period it is important to get tested and receive the proper care before symptoms become too difficult to manage.
if you have been asked by the Surveillance Unit to get tested for COVID-19, please follow the advice and take the gold standard RT-PCR test.
employees are encouraged to work from home.

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COVID-19 Vax Schedule for Children Aged 5-11

July 31, 2022

COVID-19 Vax Schedule for Children Aged 5-11

Pfizer pediatric doses will be available starting Thursday 28th July 2022

Available at Flamingo Street Clinic, Fleming Street Clinic, Elizabeth Estates Clinic, South Beach health Centre and Mall at Marathon.

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Update #854 - Ministry of Health & Wellness - COVID-19 Report

July 31, 2022

COVID 19 update from the Ministy of Health and Wellness.

To contain the spread of COVID-19 residents are reminded of the following:

if you have symptoms of COVID-19, do not wait, first, contact your health provider.
while home remedies may work for a period it is important to get tested and receive the proper care before symptoms become too difficult to manage.
if you have been asked by the Surveillance Unit to get tested for COVID-19, please follow the advice and take the gold standard RT-PCR test.
employees are encouraged to work from home.

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31 new reported COVID cases July 27th 2022

July 31, 2022

31 new reported cases July 27th 2022

COVID 19 update from the Ministy of Health and Wellness.

To contain the spread of COVID-19 residents are reminded of the following:

if you have symptoms of COVID-19, do not wait, first, contact your health provider.
while home remedies may work for a period it is important to get tested and receive the proper care before symptoms become too difficult to manage.
if you have been asked by the Surveillance Unit to get tested for COVID-19, please follow the advice and take the gold standard RT-PCR test.
employees are encouraged to work from home.

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Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination rollout launched
Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination rollout launched

July 28, 2022

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis, Minister of Health and Wellness the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, and Minister of State for Education and Technical & Vocational Training the Hon. Zane Lightbourne were at the Mall at Marathon COVID-19 Vaccination Center for the launch of the Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination programme, July 28, 2022

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Update #852 - Ministry of Health & Wellness - COVID-19 Report

July 28, 2022

COVID 19 update from the Ministy of Health and Wellness.

To contain the spread of COVID-19 residents are reminded of the following:

if you have symptoms of COVID-19, do not wait, first, contact your health provider.
while home remedies may work for a period it is important to get tested and receive the proper care before symptoms become too difficult to manage.
if you have been asked by the Surveillance Unit to get tested for COVID-19, please follow the advice and take the gold standard RT-PCR test.
employees are encouraged to work from home.

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Government recognizes workers and leaders for contributions during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Government recognizes workers and leaders for contributions during the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 28, 2022

The Bahamas Government saluted hundreds of COVID-19 workers from the private and public sectors throughout The Bahamas for “extraordinary” service at an Appreciation and Awards Ceremony, Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Baha Mar Convention Center.

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Ministry of Health and Wellness thanks the Cuban Nurses for their assistance during the pandemic
Ministry of Health and Wellness thanks the Cuban Nurses for their assistance during the pandemic

July 27, 2022

The Ministry of Health and Wellness held a ‘thank-you’ reception, Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at SuperClubs Breezes for nurses of the Republic of Cuba.

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Darville claims COVID vaccine uptake is now increasing
Darville claims COVID vaccine uptake is now increasing

July 27, 2022

DESPITE a noted drop in vaccination rates over the last several months, Health and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said preliminary data suggests vaccine uptake is now increasing in the country.

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COVID 19 Vaccination Center Schedule

July 26, 2022

COVID 19 Vaccination Center Schedule for Monday 25th July to Saturday 30th July 2022

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Update 850 - Ministry of Health Wellness - COVID-19 Report 19
Update #850 - Ministry of Health & Wellness - COVID-19 Report (19)

July 25, 2022

COVID 19 update from the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

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Health Minister says many Bahamians are suffering from 'long COVID'
Health Minister says many Bahamians are suffering from 'long COVID'

July 25, 2022

Minister of Health and Wellness, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville says there is something that is real in the country called long COVID, and it has affected many Bahamians who have been infected with COVID-19.

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Bahamas Receives First Tranche of COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Rollout to begin July 28
Bahamas Receives First Tranche of COVID-19 Vaccines for Children; Rollout to begin July 28

July 25, 2022

The Bahamas received its first tranche of pediatric COVID-19 vaccines, which will be available for children ages 5 to 11, as the country continues it vaccine rollout programme against the virus.

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Update #849 - Ministry of Health & Wellness - COVID-19 Report (17)

July 25, 2022

COVID 19 update from the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

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Darville: We need to stick to protocols
Darville: We need to stick to protocols

July 13, 2022

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville has made a strong appeal for better adherence to COVID-19 protocols, noting concern about the lack of compliance to health measures at Independence celebrations.

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Vaccines for children are on their way
Vaccines for children are on their way

July 13, 2022

THE Bahamas is expected to receive some 24,000 paediatric doses of COVID-19 vaccines at the end of this month, Health and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said yesterday.

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