The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are three (3) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to ninety-two (92). There have been eight (8) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama, seventy-two (72) confirmed cases in New Providence, one (1) confirmed case in Cat Cay, and eleven (11) confirmed cases on the island of Bimini.
The newly confirmed cases are as follows:
Case #90 is a thirty-six (36) year old male of New Providence with no history of travel. This case is in isolation at home.
Case #91 is a twenty-six (26) year old female of New Providence with no history of travel. This case is in isolation at home.
Case #92 is a fifty-four (54) year old female of New Providence with no history of travel. This case is in isolation at home.
Health officials continue to follow the condition of the other current COVID-19 positive cases. Investigations are ongoing. The Ministry of Health again wishes to remind individuals who have been advised to remain home in quarantine or isolation that they are expected to stay in their homes until the time of quarantine or isolation has ended. Kindly give consideration to having a family member complete shopping errands for essential items. Following this advice is paramount to avoid the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. Persons violating the quarantine protocols could face a twenty thousand dollar ($20,000) fine or up to five (5) years imprisonment.