COVID-19 Vaccine Statements


Bahamas to receive first batch of COVID-19 vaccines on Sunday

The Office of the Prime Minister announces that The Bahamas will receive its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines on Sunday 7 March. This first batch consists of a donation from the Government of India of 20,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which is also known as the Covishield vaccine. The vaccines were pre-qualified by the

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  • STATEMENT ON ASTRAZENECA VACCINE

    The World Health Organization (WHO) today recommended the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for use worldwide by all adults, including in people over the age of 65. The National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee will continue to follow the guidelines set out by the WHO. The AstraZeneca vaccine will be administered to eligible Bahamians and residents over the

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  • PDF: Vaccine Consultative Committee

    Recently appointed by Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, the National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee advises the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Health on the development of the strategy, policies and activities related to the National COVID-19 Vaccination Plan.

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