COVID-19 Bahamas Updates

National Address


Bahamians and residents urged not to travel abroad unless absolutely necessary

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis made an urgent plea to Bahamians and residents to refrain from traveling abroad unless absolutely necessary. The appeal comes days before The Bahamas will open its borders to international commercial travel, on Wednesday 1 July. “I want to make a very strong plea to Bahamians and residents

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  • Prime Minister Minnis: Gov will not grant approval for free-trade zone on Andros or sell off large tracts of land

    Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said his administration will not grant approval for a free-trade zone on the island of Andros, nor will it alienate or sell-off vast tracts of land in The Bahamas. The Prime Minister was addressing published reports on a draft proposal for Andros, which included concepts for the development

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  • National Address – 28 June 2020

    My Fellow Bahamians and Residents:        Good afternoon.        I thought it essential to address the nation as we are about to enter a new period or what some have described as a “new normal” during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic.        Most of our country and economy have reopened, though, with certain necessary restrictions. Our phased reopening

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  • NATIONAL ADDRESS – 17 May, 2020

    Fellow Bahamians and Residents: Good afternoon. We are continuing to make progress in containing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Because we acted quickly and decisively as a country and used a broad range of measures, we have been able to limit the spread of the deadly virus. To date, there remain 96 confirmed cases

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  • National Address – 10 May 2020

    Fellow Bahamians and Residents: Good afternoon. Let me begin by wishing all mothers in The Bahamas a blessed and happy Mother’s Day. At the end of my address I wish to pay tribute to the mothers of our country. They are our bedrock and foundation. Fellow Bahamians and Residents: To date, there remain 92 confirmed

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