COVID-19 Bahamas Updates

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Prime Minister Minnis announces relaxation of restrictions on beaches, weekend lockdowns and business operations

Prime Minister Minnis announces relaxation of restrictions on beaches, weekend lockdowns and business operations

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Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced the further relaxation of restrictions as part of the Government’s phased approach to re-opening the country on Thursday 4 June during a COVID-19 press briefing at the Office of the Prime Minister. Relaxations include the removal of weekend lockdowns, effective 13 June. While the weekend lockdowns […]


Emergency Powers(COVID19)(Amendment)(LockdownNo.10)Order, 2020.pdf


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Press Conference Statement – 4 June, 2020

Press Conference Statement  – 4 June, 2020

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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 […]


Reopening of Regular Domestic Travel

Reopening of Regular Domestic Travel

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As part of the ongoing and phased reopening of the country, domestic borders will be opened for regular domestic commercial flights and for domestic pleasure craft and yachts. This applies to all islands of The Bahamas. The reopening of regular commercial domestic travel is part of the broader opening of the economy and to accommodate […]


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

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

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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 […]