COVID-19 Bahamas Updates


Press Conference Statement – 4 June, 2020

Good afternoon. Early on in the Government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak I noted that the country had to respond on several fronts at the same time. We had to respond to the immediate and ongoing health challenges posed by the virus. We also had to respond to the variety of economic challenges at home

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  • Communication to Parliament

    Mr. Speaker: Today, the Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health reports that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in The Bahamas remains at 100. Of these cases, 43 are active and 46 have recovered. Currently, there are six individuals hospitalized and there have been 11 deaths. The total number of confirmed cases identified

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  • Royal Bahamas Defence Force Change Of Command Ceremony

    Your Excellency; Ladies and Gentlemen: I am pleased to participate in the Change of Command Ceremony for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force leadership with the installation of the eight commander of the Force. Let me begin by thanking the fine men and women of the RBDF for their extraordinary service as we face the COVID-19

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  • NATIONAL ADDRESS – 17 May, 2020

    Fellow Bahamians and Residents: Good afternoon. We are continuing to make progress in containing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Because we acted quickly and decisively as a country and used a broad range of measures, we have been able to limit the spread of the deadly virus. To date, there remain 96 confirmed cases

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  • National Address – 10 May 2020

    Fellow Bahamians and Residents: Good afternoon. Let me begin by wishing all mothers in The Bahamas a blessed and happy Mother’s Day. At the end of my address I wish to pay tribute to the mothers of our country. They are our bedrock and foundation. Fellow Bahamians and Residents: To date, there remain 92 confirmed

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