The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are thirty (30) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to one thousand one hundred nineteen (1119). There have been five hundred seventy (570) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Providence, four hundred forty-six (446) confirmed cases in Grand Bahama, forty-five (45) confirmed cases in Bimini, thirty-one (31) confirmed cases in Abaco, twelve (12) confirmed cases in the Berry Islands, eight (8) confirmed cases in Cat Island, five (5) confirmed cases in Exuma, one (1) confirmed case in Eleuthera, and one (1) confirmed case in Inagua.
The breakdown of the new cases for each island is as follows:
Island # of Cases
New Providence 24
Grand Bahama 6
Investigations are ongoing, and health officials continue to follow the condition of the other current COVID-19 positive cases.
The Ministry of Health also confirms today the death of a seventy-nine (79) year old male of Grand Bahama and a fifty-five (55) year old female of Bimini. Investigations are being conducted into the details of these unfortunate deaths. This increases the death toll to seventeen (17). Additionally, one COVID-19 non-related death has also been recorded today on the dashboard. This brings the total number of COVID-19 non-related deaths to three (3).
The public is reminded to practice the following measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19:
wear a face mask when you leave home;
maintain a physical distance of 6 feet from others;
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.