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, 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
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis appealed to Bahamians and residents to stop panic buying food and hoarding supplies in reaction to news of the COVID-19 virus. “There is no need for it,” the Prime Minister said on Tuesday 17 March following a meeting with local wholesalers and suppliers at the Office of
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.