National Address: Update COVID-19

National Address – Update on COVID-19 Response Sunday 15 March 2020 Fellow Bahamians and Residents: The Bahamas today confirmed its first case of COVID-19 here in New Providence. We have been monitoring this crisis on a daily basis over the past many weeks. This includes monitoring developments in our region and in our North American

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  • COVID-19 testing lab in New Providence

    Lab with capacity to test for COVID-19 established in New Providence A laboratory with the capacity to test for the COVID-19 virus has been established at the National Reference Laboratory in New Providence, said Chief Medical Officer Dr. Pearl McMillian. The lab was set-up last week and is part of the Ministry of Health’s ongoing

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  • 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.

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