With the announcement of four new COVID-19 cases on New Providence, bringing the country’s total confirmed cases to nine, Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands renewed his strenuous call yesterday for residents to stay home as much as possible.
“The best way to prevent illness is to
I just finished watching the Ministry of Health’s press conference to update the public on the COVID-19 situation in The Bahamas.
Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands’ opening statement was authoritative and informative.
Following the statement, however, the responses to questions from the media were not.
Jimmy’s Wines and Spirits received 10 times the amount of orders it normally receives in a day yesterday, after the company said it received permission from the government Wednesday to deliver its goods.
But that permission was abruptly stripped from the company yesterday after complaints rolled
The nations of the world in general and The Bahamas watch as this viral pandemic spreads and adversely impacts their lives and economies.
Preservation of life and health are the foremost global challenges for governments and individuals.
Secondly, restoration of economies that are adversely impacted will
Some Bahamians have adjusted to the emergency lockdown measures Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis put in place to contain the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19), despite the economic difficulties that some are now facing as a result of business closures.
The prime minister ordered a
The government has had discussions with all of its associated multilateral lending agencies to ensure that The Bahamas will have the option to acquire funds if the economic fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) threat becomes protracted, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest
After laying off 350 of its employees last week, CEO of Fusion Superplex Carlos Foulkes said the company is not in a position to meet its staff payroll for this period due to the global outbreak of COVID-19.
In a letter to staff dated March 25,
In the view of the president of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC), Bahamian Mike Sands, they would not want to go beyond August for the hosting of the 2020 CARIFTA Games.
At this point, in the face of the growing COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the postponement of the April 4 professional boxing match between Bahamian middleweight boxer Tureano “Reno” Johnson and Russian Magomed Madiev. That fight was set to take place in Moscow, Russia.
Madiev is currently ranked number two by the World Boxing Association
The result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the government-mandated 24-hour curfew is hitting hard, and pulling up a chair at a restaurant for a meal is off the table right now. While there are options for take-out fast food, there are still those people that