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Samaritan’s Purse COVID-19 Treatment and Isolation Unit Tour

Prime Minister Minnis toured the 28-bed COVID-19 Treatment and Isolation Unit that has been set up at the Princess Margaret Hospital by the Samaritan’s Purse international relief organization. The new Unit is expected to start receiving patients later today and is part of the Government’s health strategy to increase patient capacity. Public healthcare staff is

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  • Prime Minister Minnis calls for fair play and equitable treatment in global financial arena

    Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today called for fair play and equitable treatment in the global financial arena when he addressed a virtual UN Meeting of Heads of State and Government on “Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond.” The Prime Minister asked for the

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  • Prime Minister Minnis addresses 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

    Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis reiterated the call for the institutionalization of a vulnerability index that allows countries like The Bahamas to access international financing based on the level of exposure, vulnerability and ability to recover from exogenous shocks. The Prime Minister made the call today in a pre-recorded address to the

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  • Curfew Release for Family Islands & Opening of Gyms & Changes to Wedding and Funeral Services

    Prime Minister Minnis announces curfew release for Family Islands, opening of gyms and changes to wedding and funeral services Grand Bahama and a number of Family Islands will be allowed to resume normal commercial and additional social activities, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced today in the House of Assembly. Andros, Acklins,

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  • Prime Minister Minnis visits Contact Tracing Command Centre

    Prime Minister Minnis visits Contact Tracing Command Centre Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis visited the COVID-19 Contact Tracing Command Centre today to say thank you to the group of public health experts, doctors, nurses, National Health Insurance staff and medical student volunteers working to enhance contact tracing during the second wave of

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