147 new cases of COVID-19 between Friday and Sunday

The Bahamas recorded another 147 cases of COVID-19 between Friday and Sunday, with 127 of those cases being New Providence cases, seven on Grand Bahama, one on Eleuthera, one on Long Island and 11 for which no identified island was named.

On Sunday, health authorities reported 32 new cases — 27 on New Providence, three on Grand Bahama, one on Eleuthera and one on Long Island.

On Saturday, health authorities reported an additional 78 cases — 63 on New Providence, four on Grand Bahama and 11 pending.

On Friday, The Bahamas saw 37 cases recorded — all on New Providence.

The total number of cases confirmed in the country since the start of the pandemic is 2,167.

Officials reported 43 deaths. The three latest were reported on Saturday. The Ministry of Health confirmed that a 99-year-old man, a 53-year-old man and a 63-year-old man, all from New Providence, died.

Officials also reported that three new deaths are under investigation, bringing that total to 13.

Eighty-six cases were hospitalized, and there were 1,322 active cases and 782 recoveries.

New Providence has recorded 1,345 total cases; Grand Bahama, 550; Bimini, 53 cases; Abaco, 67 cases; the Berry Islands, 15 cases; Cat Island, eight cases; Exuma, 19 cases; Inagua, eight cases; Eleuthera, six cases; Andros, one; Crooked Island, two cases; Long Island, one case; and there are 88 total pending.

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