Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Update on COVID-19 Newest Cases

There are 6 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 21.

Currently, there are 4 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama,16 confirmed cases in New Providence and 1 confirmed case from the island of Bimini.

The newly confirmed cases are as follows:

Case #16 is a sixty-one (61) year old female with no history of travel, but is a contact of case #12;

Case #17 is a sixty-seven (67) year old female, with no apparent history of travel and no direct link to other cases.

Case #18 is a seventy-two (72) year old male health care worker with no history of travel and linked to a previous case. This person has been hospitalized.

Case #19 is a fifty-nine (59) year old male with no history of travel and no direct link to other cases. This person has been hospitalized.

Case #20 is a ninety-six (96) year old male with no history of travel and no direct link to other cases. This person has also been hospitalized.

Case #21 is a fifty-seven (57) year old female with a history of travel to Florida. This person died on 31st March 2020 and is the first recorded death from COVID-19 in The Bahamas.

Health officials continue to follow the condition of the other 15 COVID-19 positive cases. Case #12 continues to be hospitalized and is receiving supportive management.

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