January 27, 2020
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, along with The Bahamas’ Ambassador to China and other officials of the Embassy, is monitoring the spread of the coronavirus, which started in Wuhan, China. There are nine Bahamians who are undergoing higher level studies in Wuhan. However, as the schools are on break, only five students are currently in Wuhan. The Ambassador and his staff are in close contact with these five Bahamian students, as well as all students and nationals in China. The students in Wuhan are safe, and they have been advised to comply with all safety and security advisories issued by the Government of China. The Ministry will continue to monitor the situation closely and update the public as needed.