Mr. Speaker:In my national address this past Sunday I advised the countryon the situation we currently face in the COVID-19 pandemic,which remains a dangerous and deadly threat to the entire worldand to our Bahamas. I am encouraged with the progress in Grand Bahama and most of our Family Islands.Virus numbers are low in these places.Therefore,
Mr. Speaker:This past Sunday, I was pleased to witness the signing of the Hippocratic Oath by new physicians here at home, who will serve our country for many years to come. The ceremony was particularly special for me as a father because one of my sons took the Oath, which medical doctors have sworn for centuries.
Mr. Speaker: Today, the Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health reports that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in The Bahamas remains at 100. Of these cases, 43 are active and 46 have recovered. Currently, there are six individuals hospitalized and there have been 11 deaths. The total number of confirmed cases identified
The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Monday, 27 April 2020 Mr. Speaker: The House meets today to approve a Resolution extending emergency powers in The Bahamas because of the COVID-19 global pandemic. I also wish to provide the House and the Bahamian people with an update on a range of matters in my
-Another lockdown period comes into effect on Wednesday 8 April at 9 p.m. until Tuesday 14 April at 5 a.m. -Until the new lockdown period (Wednesday 8 April 9.p.m), the 24-hour curfew will be observed. -Upon the expiration of the new lockdown (Tuesday 14 April 5a.m.), the 24-hour curfew will continue. -Lockdowns will occur every