COVID-19 Updates | COVID Guidelines


National Address – Sunday, 4 October 2020

Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Good afternoon,        Today, I want to provide the nation with an update on our ongoing and comprehensive efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic in the Bahamas.        When I last addressed the House of Assembly, I noted that: “We live in an emergency due to the pandemic.”  This emergency continues. It will

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  • Meeting of Heads of State and Government on Financing for Development in the Era of Covid-19 and Beyond

    Excellencies; Good Morning. I thank Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Holness, as well as Secretary-General Guterres for their bold foresight in convening such a crucial meeting. Financing for development was of critical importance before the COVID-19 Pandemic. Such funding now assumes even greater priority as we witness economies, large and small, spiraling with uncertainty,

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  • 75th United Nations General Assembly Remarks

         Colleague Heads of State and Government;      UN Secretary-General, His Excellency  Antonio Guterres;      President of the General Assembly, His Excellency Volkan Bazkir; Excellencies: Good Afternoon.      Mr. President: Permit me at the outset to congratulate you on your election as President of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, and to assure you of the unwavering support

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  • Resolution Extending Emergency Powers Orders

    Resolution Extending Emergency Powers Orders Mr. Speaker: At the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, this deadly and very contagious virus was designated as a novel coronavirus. This means it was a new virus, a virus the world had not seen before. Such a novel or new virus meant that the peoples of the world,

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  • Prime Minister’s Press Conference from Grand Bahama – 7 September 2020

    The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister Monday, 7 September 2020 Office of the Prime Minister Freeport, Grand Bahama Residents of Grand Bahama; Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press:         This afternoon, I want to provide Grand Bahama, the country and the media with a number of updates on the ongoing and phased reopening

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