The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are two (2) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to ninety-six (96). There have been eight (8) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama, seventy-four (74) confirmed cases in New Providence, one (1) confirmed case in Cat Cay, and thirteen (13) confirmed cases on the island of Bimini.
The newly confirmed cases are as follows:
Case #95 is a twenty-six (26) year old female from Bimini with a history of travel. This case is in the Government Isolation Facility.
Case #96 is a thirty-nine (39) year old female from Bimini, with no history of travel. This case is also in the Government Isolation Facility. Health officials continue to follow the condition of the other current COVID-19 positive cases. Investigations are ongoing.
The Ministry of Health again wishes to remind individuals who have been advised to remain home in quarantine or isolation that they are expected to stay in their homes until the time of quarantine or isolation has ended. Kindly give consideration to having a family member complete shopping errands for essential items. Following this advice is paramount to avoid the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. Persons violating the quarantine protocols could face a twenty thousand dollar ($20,000) fine or up to five (5) years imprisonment.