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THE ISLANDS OF BAHAMAS ANNOUNCES UPDATED TRAVEL AND ENTRY PROTOCOLS

New Rules in Effect for Vaccinated Travellers NASSAU, Bahamas, April 30, 2021 – The Government of The Bahamas announced updated public health measures and entry protocols for fully vaccinated travellers, stating: Effective immediately, Bahamian citizens and residents who are fully vaccinated – after receiving their second dose – will be exempt from COVID-19 testing requirements when travelling inter-island from

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  • COVID-19 vaccinations now open to 18 and older

    STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL COVID-19 VACCINE CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE Vaccinations for COVID-19 will be open to all persons 18 years of age and older, effective Monday 26 April 2021. This applies to New Providence, Grand Bahama and all Family Islands. Vaccinations will continue this week (Monday – Friday) at Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road; Church of God

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  • REMARKS: Bahamas receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines through COVAX Facility

    Statement  The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister and Minister of Finance 30 March 2021 Ladies and Gentlemen: Good afternoon. The Bahamas received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines on March 10th.   That batch of 20,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine was generously donated by the Government of India to the Bahamian people. I

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  • COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX Facility scheduled to arrive this week

    Vaccinations to continue this week on New Providence, Grand Bahama and Eleuthera The Bahamas has been informed by the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) that it will receive 33,600 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX Facility this week. The batch represents the first tranche of a total of 100,800 doses earmarked for The

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  • New COVID-19 vaccination sites to open this week on New Providence and Grand Bahama

    The COVID-19 vaccination response began on Wednesday 17 March following a pilot on Sunday 14 March at Loyola Hall, south-central region of New Providence. Vaccinations continued at Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road, the Princess Margaret Hospital, Doctors Hospital and the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre throughout the week on New Providence. This week there will be additional sites

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