Sunday, October 25, 2020

Coronavirus Cases Continue to Soar

Ten Covid-19 cases in two days

The Ministry of Health confirms on Friday evening, five additional confirmed cases of COVID-19.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to one hundred twenty-nine.

The newly confirmed cases are as follows:

· Case #125 is a 37-year-old man of Inagua with a history of travel. This case is in isolation at home;

· Case #126 is a 64-year-old man of Inagua with a history of travel. This case is also in isolation at home;

· Case #127 is a 29-year-old woman of New Providence. This case too is in isolation at home. Travel details are pending.

· Case #128 is a 34-year-old woman of New Providence. This case is also in isolation at home. Travel details too are pending.

· Case #129 is a 50-year-old woman of New Providence. This case remains in isolation at home. Travel details are also pending.

These new cases come after the discovery of additional cases on Thursday, when five other cases were confirmed by the Ministry of Health.

The five individuals are in isolation at home.

• A 45-year-old man of Grand Bahama with no history of travel.

• A 43-year-old man of Grand Bahama with no history of travel.

• An 84-year-old woman of Grand Bahama with no history of travel.

• A 73-year-old man of New Providence with a history of travel.

• A 27-year-old woman of New Providence with a history of travel.

The public is reminded to practice the following measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

· wear a face mask when you leave home

· wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, and if soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 70% alcohol;

· cover your cough or sneeze in your inner elbow or with a tissue;

· clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as phones, remotes controls, counters, doorknobs, and keyboards.

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