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Emergency medical dispatchers were temporarily deployed to a call centre at the PHA’s Corporate Training Centre on August 21st. The Authority would like to thank members of the public for their understanding and support during the temporary relocation of its EMS Dispatch services.
The Government of The Bahamas’ decision to place some restrictions on the importation of masks at the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic in The Bahamas and instead offer those opportunities to Bahamians, has provided an economic stimulus for numerous households, Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, told delegates participating in a recent UN Women, ParlAmericas, Bahamas, Virtual High-Level Round Table Meeting of Parliamentarians of the English-speaking Caribbean.
In a national address today, Monday, September 7, Minister of Tourism & Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar announced additional details of the forward- looking recovery and reopening plan for The Islands of The Bahamas. D’Aguilar reiterated the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism’s commitment to revitalizing the country’s tourism industry while emphasizing that the health and well being of citizens, residents and visitors of The Bahamas remain paramount.
The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are thirty-nine (39) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to two thousand five hundred eighty-five (2,585).
Scotiabank has donated $20,000 to support the efforts of local charity – Hands for Hunger – which has been working to alleviate the social and humanitarian impact of the COVID-19 crisis among thousands of Bahamians. On August 28, the Bank presented its contribution at the New Providence Community Centre and assisted with the packing of food items for delivery to communities of persons in need.