The Ministry of Health confirms today that there is one (1) additional confirmed case of COVID- 19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to one hundred and seven (107). There have been eleven (11) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama, eighty-two (82) confirmed cases in New Providence, one (1) confirmed case in Cat Cay, and thirteen (13) confirmed cases on the island of Bimini.
The newly confirmed case is Case #107, a twenty-seven (27) year old male of Grand Bahama with no history of travel.
Health officials continue to follow the condition of the other current COVID-19 positive cases. The public is reminded to practice the following measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19:
- wear a face mask when you leave home;
- wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, and if soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 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, remotes controls, counters, doorknobs, and keyboards.