Latest COVID-19 Victim Dies
One additional confirmed case and one additional death
The Ministry of Health confirms today that there is 1 additional confirmed case of COVID-19.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 41.
There have been 6 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama, 34 confirmed cases in New Providence and 1 confirmed case from the island of Bimini.
The newly confirmed case is Case #41 who is a 56 year old female resident of New Providence with no history of travel. The Ministry of Health also confirms the death of Case #41 who passed away last night.
Investigations are being conducted into the details of this latest death.
This increases the death toll to 8.
Health officials continue to follow the condition of the other current COVID-19 positive cases. Investigations are ongoing.
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.