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Press Conference 24 August 2020

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press:I want to provide the country and the media with a number of updates on our comprehensive efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic, which is in its second wave in The Bahamas. Let me begin by offering condolences to the family of Ms. Bernadette Rolle, a Registered Nurse at the

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  • Statement on Grand Bahama – July 21, 2020

    Good morning. I am announcing today that after consultation with health and other officials, including officials on Grand Bahama, that Grand Bahama will be placed on a two-week lockdown in order to slow and control the community spread of the COVID-19 virus on this island. This lockdown will take effect beginning Thursday, the 23rd of

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  • 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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