Wednesday, October 21, 2020

3 Additional COVID-19 Cases

The latest cases involve a child, who is connected to a previous case

Three more cases have been identified by the Ministry of Health

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 24.

Currently, there are five (5) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama, eighteen (18) confirmed cases in New Providence and one (1) confirmed case from the island of Bimini. The newly confirmed cases are as follows:

Case #22 is a seventy-nine (79) year old male and a resident of New Providence with no history of travel.

Case #23 is an eighty (80) year old male and a resident of Grand Bahama with no history of travel.

Case #24 is a nine (9) year old female of New Providence with no history of travel, and is a direct link to Case #8.

Health officials continue to follow the condition of the other twenty-one (21) COVID-19 positive cases.

The ministry says case #17 is under investigation, and case #18 has now been hospitalized in Intensive Care of the hospital.

Members of the public are once again reminded to follow the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Order announced by Prime Minister Hubert Minnis to reduce the spread of the virus, including physical distancing.

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