COVID-19 Bahamas Updates

Press Conference


Prime Minister Minnis announces relaxation of restrictions on beaches, weekend lockdowns and business operations

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced the further relaxation of restrictions as part of the Government’s phased approach to re-opening the country on Thursday 4 June during a COVID-19 press briefing at the Office of the Prime Minister. Relaxations include the removal of weekend lockdowns, effective 13 June. While the weekend lockdowns

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  • Press Conference Statement – 4 June, 2020

    Good afternoon. Early on in the Government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak I noted that the country had to respond on several fronts at the same time. We had to respond to the immediate and ongoing health challenges posed by the virus. We also had to respond to the variety of economic challenges at home

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  • PRESS CONFERENCE: Update on COVID-19 Response – 19 April

    Good afternoon. I want to provide the country and the media an update on our comprehensive and full government response to the health, social and economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus. This is also a follow-up to a number of matters from my National Address last Monday. I am joined at this afternoon’s press

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  • PRESS CONFERENCE REMARKS: Update on COVID-19

    Good evening. I want to provide the country and the media with an update on our continuing efforts to respond to the health and economic challenges posed by the COVID- 19 virus. Health officials have confirmed three more cases on the island of New Providence. There is a total of 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 to

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