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The Ministry of Health confirms a new case of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to eleven (11). This latest case is a thirty-five (35) year old female with no history of travel, and no known links to previous cases. The newly confirmed case remains stable and is in isolation at home. Health officials continue to follow the condition of the other ten (10) COVID-19 positive cases. None of the previous cases announced are in hospital, and all are in stable condition.
The Office of the Prime Minister is aware of a voice note circulating on social media that contains false claims that the Prime Minister intends to announce a country-wide 30-day shutdown on Monday. These claims are completely false and should be ignored.This voice note could lead to panic and a run on stores that can harm efforts to contain the COVID-19 virus.
The Ministry wishes to bring to the attention of members of the public that the U.S. Embassy in Nassau has implemented measures to help control the spread of COVID- 19. These measures include social distancing. The U.S. Embassy has indicated that it is canceling routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments. The Embassy will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but is unable to provide a specific date at this time.
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