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Nine cases of COVID-19 in The Bahamas

Dr. Duane Sands.

An additional four people have tested positive for COVID-19 in The Bahamas, Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands announced today.

The Bahamas now has nine confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Sands said the latest cases were confirmed On New Providence. Only one of the latest patients has a recent history of travel.

He said aggressive contact tracing is underway.

All of the patients are at home in isolation.

A total of 175 people have been tested for COVID-19 in The Bahamas, according to the minister.

Sands said there are 2,300 test kits in The Bahamas and more than 60 ventilators.

Krystel Brown

Online Editor at Nassau Guardian
Krystel covers breaking news for The Nassau Guardian. Krystel also manages The Guardian’s social media pages. She joined The Nassau Guardian in 2007 as a staff reporter, covering national news. She was promoted to online editor in May 2017.
Education: Benedict College, BA in Mass Communications
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