COVID-19 Bahamas Updates

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National Food Distribution Task Force feeding thousands of people in need

More than 76,000 people have received assistance from the National Food Distribution Task Force (NFDTF) since the public private partnership was officially formed to provide emergency food relief to Bahamians and residents impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. The National Food Distribution Task Force was created by Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis to work in

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  • Prime Minister Minnis addresses Commonwealth COVID-19 Virtual Leaders Meeting

    The Bahamas’ place among the highest burden countries for non-communicable diseases has impacted the country’s COVID-19 experience, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. Prime Minister Minnis was speaking on Wednesday 24 June at The Commonwealth’s COVID-19 Virtual Leaders Meeting, held under the theme, “Sharing solutions in challenging times.” Minister of Foreign Affairs,

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  • THE COMMONWEALTH COVID-19 VIRTUAL LEADERS MEETING

    Thank you, Mr. Chairman The Bahamas wishes to inform that there have been no new cases of coronavirus for the past 10 days in Nassau, 41 days on the island of Grand Bahama, and 35 days on the island of Bimini, and no COVID19 cases on any of the remaining 23 major islands. Madam Secretary

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  • PDF: Emergency Powers(COVID19)(No.5)Order, 24 June 2020

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  • National Food Distribution Task Force providing emergency food assistance to vulnerable Bahamians and residents

    The Government has injected $1.4 million into the National Food Distribution Task Force since the public/private group was established to provide emergency food assistance for vulnerable Bahamians and residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. The Task Force is delivering emergency food assistance for 12 weeks, from

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