The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise that a Weekend Lockdown will take effect on Friday 24 July 2020 at 10pm until Monday 27 July at 5am. This will apply to all islands of The Bahamas, excluding Grand Bahama where a lockdown is currently in place. Please note that grocery stores, pharmacies and gas stations will be permitted to operate during this time period, from 7am to 5pm for all members of the public.
The Prime Minister will provide additional details at the Ministry of Health’s Press Conference scheduled for 6pm today, Friday 24 July 2020. The press conference will be carried live on local television stations and Facebook.