Prime Minister urges residents to take vaccine

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Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis is making good on every opportunity to reiterate the message to get vaccinated and now, as more priority groups have been added to the covid-19 vaccine roll-out.

This includes education’s administrative staff and teachers, home-bound physically challenged residents, hospitality workers, public transportation and airport workers, Nassau cruise port, the straw market, port and beach vendors, tour operators, students and athletes studying or competing abroad as well as coaches and support staff.

“I urge each and every Bahamian when that time arrives to kindly submit themselves to accept the vaccine as this would help to improve our health and help us to get out of this pandemic as quickly as possible.

“It will help us to open up our economy, it will help us to return to our jobs it will help our kids and their schooling, and it will help us greatly. Scores of Bahamians require food and employment; rental and business assistance.

“We remain in the mids of a terrible economic downturn with scores of Bahamians having lost their jobs and loverhoods, I am happy to report that we are seeing promising signs from our economy, but we still have a long way to go” the Prime Minister said.