A 10th COVID-19 case has been confirmed in The Bahamas, according to Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands.
Sands told The Nassau Guardian the case is on New Providence.
In a press statement this evening, the Ministry of Health said this latest case is a 52-year-old woman
Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell today advised homeless people, who have nowhere to go during curfew, to seek assistance from the Department of Social Services.
The curfew, which mandates that only essential workers leave their houses between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., was imposed by
Since Monday, the Department of Social Services has received more than 1,000 applications for assistance in light the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell said on Friday.
“We introduced an email trying to get persons to apply electronically in light of the social distancing,”
Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands yesterday announced four new cases of COVID-19 on New Providence, bringing the country’s total to nine.
“Only one had recent travel history,” Sands said.
“And that case had traveled to the Dominican Republic on March 13.
“All of the most recently confirmed
As cases of COVID-19 increase in The Bahamas, some are concerned about the ability of officials to prevent community spread on Abaco, which was ravaged by Hurricane Dorian only months ago.
Denalee Penn-Mackey said between 80 and 100 Dorian survivors are living in a church on the island,
The National Insurance Board (NIB) on Baillou Hill Road maintained a steady stream of clients coming and going yesterday, some of whom are newly unemployed as businesses and major hotels have closed due to the impact of COVID-19.
One such individual, Reynolds Ferguson, lamented the “domino effect” created
A magistrate on Thursday ordered a psychiatric evaluation of a man accused of murdering his 58-year-old father.
Prosecutors say Selwyn Seymour, 24, killed Dwight Ricardo Seymour on March 23 at the home that they shared at Beaumontia Avenue in Gardens Hills.
Police arrested Seymour after the body
Commissioner of Police (COP) Anthony Ferguson said yesterday the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) will be left in “good hands” as a new commissioner takes over amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ferguson, who has been overseeing the enforcement of the prime minister’s 24-hour national curfew, will demit office
In the week since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported the Price Control Commission has received in excess of 50 complaints from consumers regarding price gouging.
To put things into perspective, the Consumer Protection Commission received a total of 82 complaints for an entire
Kendrick Dames, a barber of 17 years, said he had to cancel the opening of his barbershop as a result of the prime minister’s order for the closure of non-essential businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“It leaves me in a quagmire,” Dames told The Nassau Guardian.
“You know, I have to remain