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Lockdown extended for Grand Bahama

Grand Bahama today starts another long stretch of a national lockdown after its initial two weeks were extended. As a minimum, the movement of Bahamians and residents have then been restricted until August 19th at 5:00am.

PAHO Presents Equipment to Ministry of Health to Help Fight COVID-19

The Pan American Health Organization presented the Ministry of Health with equipment to assist in the fight against Covid-19. The donation included laboratory equipment, COVID-19 tests, laptops, mobile phones and modems. A handover ceremony was held at the Ministry, August 6, 2020

Lockdown — August 6, 2020

Lockdown in New Providence -- national emergency measure to help stop the rising number of COVID-19 cases


Lockdown, East Bay and Dowdeswell streets, August 5, 2020. (BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna)

Unit established to enforce COVID-19 health guidelines

A COVID-19 Enforcement Unit (CEU) has been established to help curb breaches of quarantine protocols and to carry out patrols of public spaces to ensure health guidelines are being followed, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced on Monday 4 August. The COVID-19 Enforcement Unit Command Centre is now operational and is located in the Cable Beach Police Station, said the Prime Minister.