32 additional COVID-19 cases and 3 additional deaths under investigation

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The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are thirty-two (32) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to two thousand one hundred sixty- seven (2,167).

There have been one thousand three hundred forty-five (1,345) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Providence, five hundred fifty (550) confirmed cases in Grand Bahama, sixty-seven (67) confirmed cases in Abaco, fifty-three (53) confirmed cases in Bimini, nineteen (19) confirmed cases in Exuma, fifteen (15) confirmed cases in the Berry Islands, eight (8) confirmed cases in Cat Island, eight (8) confirmed cases in Inagua, six (6) confirmed cases in Eleuthera, four (4) confirmed cases in Acklins, two (2) confirmed cases in Crooked Island, one (1) confirmed case in Andros, one (1) confirmed case in Long Island and eighty-eight (88) confirmed cases with locations pending.

The breakdown of the new cases by island is as follows:

Island # of Cases
New Providence 27
Grand Bahama 3
Eleuthera 1
Long Island 1
TOTAL: 32

Investigations are ongoing, and health officials continue to follow the condition of the other current COVID-19 positive cases. The Ministry of Health also confirms that there are three (3) additional deaths now under investigation. Consequently, the number of deaths under investigation are now tallied at thirteen (13). The public is reminded to practice the following measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19:
 wear a face mask when you leave home;
 maintain a physical distance of six (6) feet from others;
 wash your hands often with soap and water for at least twenty (20) seconds, and if soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least seventy
percent (70%) alcohol;
 cover your cough or sneeze in your inner elbow or with a tissue; and
 clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as phones, remote controls,
counters, doorknobs, and keyboards.
Do your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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