COVID-19 Bahamas Updates

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Prime Minister Minnis accepts donation of locally produced face shields for healthcare workers

Prime Minister and Minister of Health the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis accepted a donation of face shields to be used by healthcare workers on the frontline in the fight against COVID-19, during a special presentation at the Office of the Prime Minister on Friday 29 May. The donation by CIBC FirstCaribbean is part of

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  • Prime Minister Minnis Gives Message of Hope to Bimini Residents

    BIMINI, The Bahamas — Prime Minister and Acting Minister of Health the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, joined Biminites in the virtual town meeting held via Zoom to discuss issues surrounding the two-week lockdown of Bimini on Thursday, May 28, 2020. Bimini is currently in the second week of a two-week lockdown after being identified

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  • Prime Minister Minnis: ‘We are living in a new normal’

    PM announces reduced curfew, and re-opening of Family Islands, non-essential retail and worship services The Bahamas has now moved into Phase 3 of the Government’s gradual economic and social re-opening plan, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced today, 28 May, in the House of Assembly. The Prime Minister said the current accumulation

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  • Prime Minister Minnis: The Bahamas must make far-reaching structural changes to economy

    In the aftermath of COVID-19 and Hurricane Dorian, The Bahamas must embark on broad, deep and far-reaching structural changes to the economy and the way The Bahamas does business at home and abroad, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. The Prime Minister was speaking from the Office of the Prime Minister on

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  • Prime Minister Minnis addresses 73rd World Health Assembly

    Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis urged the international community to adopt and to appreciate a broader understanding of the developmental levels and the unique local circumstances of The Bahamas and other small island states when considering eligibility for assistance. The Prime Minister was speaking on Monday 18 May via video to the

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