COVID-19 Update Press Conference – 26 March 2020

Good afternoon, Today I would like to provide you with our latest update on COVID-19 in The Bahamas. As of Thursday, 26th March, the Ministry of Health has confirmed 9 cases of the virus in The Bahamas. The first four previously announced cases are in New Providence. The fifth case is in Grand Bahama and […]

Prime Minister Minnis announces 24-hour curfew

Prime Minister Minnis announces 24-hour curfew, closure of airports, beaches, docks and ports Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis has announced a new and expanded Emergency Powers Order to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus, including a 24-hour curfew that takes effect Tuesday 24 March and the closure of airports, beaches, docks and ports. The […]

National update on COVID-19

REMARKS  COVID-19 UPDATE  Good afternoon. As a husband, father and grandfather, the outbreak of COVID-19 is a matter of grave concern. As a Doctor it is equally concerning. I have instructed this government and its health officials in particular to do everything in our power to combat, communicate and if needed contain this health risk. […]