The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are sixty-six (66) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to five hundred seventy-four (574). There are two hundred eighty-six (286) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama, two hundred thirty-two (232) confirmed cases in New Providence, twenty-one (21) confirmed cases in Bimini, nine (9) confirmed cases in Moore’s Island, nine (9) confirmed cases in Great Guana Cay, six (6) confirmed cases in the Berry Islands, four (4) confirmed cases in Cat Cay, three (3) confirmed cases in Cat Island, three (3) confirmed cases in Exuma, and one (1) confirmed case in Abaco.
The breakdown of new cases for each island is as follows:
Investigations are ongoing, and 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, remote controls, counters, doorknobs, and keyboards. Do your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19.