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Prime Minister Minnis announces additional relaxation measures for Grand Bahama and other islands

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today announced additional relaxation measures for the island of Grand Bahama and other Family Islands, including the resumption of in-store service for retailers and indoor dining at most restaurants. These changes apply to all islands listed in the Second Schedule, except New Providence. The

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  • Curfew implemented on Acklins and Crooked Island

    The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise that a 10pm – 5am curfew and all provisions as outlined in the Emergency (COVID 19 Pandemic) (Storm Preparedness) Order, 2020 will apply to the islands of Acklins and Crooked Island, effective immediately. The provisions are being applied to both islands on the advice of health officials. On

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  • Prime Minister Minnis announces plan to increase hospital bed capacity

    Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today announced a strategy to increase the country’s hospital bed capacity to accommodate the increase in the number of COVID-19 patients and demand on the healthcare system. In a National Address on Sunday 9 August, the Prime Minister also announced the resumption of normal commercial and social

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  • Prime Minister Minnis announces two-week Lockdown for island of Bimini

    PRESS RELEASE   Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today announced that the island of Bimini will be placed under a two-week lockdown in order to slow and control the community spread of the COVID-19 virus on the island. The lockdown will take effect Monday 18 May at 9pm until Saturday 30 May

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  • Prime Minister Minnis: Government finalizing plans to accommodate return of Bahamians in the US

    The Government is finalizing plans to secure a mandatory quarantine facility to accommodate the return of a number of Bahamians in the United States to New Providence, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. There are approximately 200 Bahamians who want to return home, said the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister was speaking

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