Monday, October 19, 2020

COVID-19 Cases Rise to Record Numbers: 15 Cases In One Day

This is the highest reported on a given day
Prime Minister Hubert Minnis revealed 15 new coronavirus cases in the country on Sunday, bringing the total to 153.
 
Dr. Minnis blamed these new numbers on the reopening of the country, which opened its borders on July 1st.
 
“Regrettably, the situation here at home has already deteriorated since we began the reopening of our domestic economy.
 
“It has deteriorated at an exponential rate since we reopened our international borders,” he said.
Dr. Minnis said the Ministry of Health confirmed 49 new cases since the borders fully opened on July 1st, where 31 of those new cases were recorded on the island of Grand Bahama.
 
The newly confirmed cases are as follows:
  • Case #139 is a 53 year old male of New Providence with a history of travel. This case is in isolation at home;
  • Case #140 is a 29 year old male of New Providence with a history of travel. This case is also in isolation at home;
  • Case #141 is a 58 year old female of New Providence with a history of travel. This case too is in isolation at home;
  • Case #142 is a 40 year old female of New Providence with no history of travel. This case remains in isolation at home.
  • Case #143 is a 30 year old female of Grand Bahama.
  • Case #144 is a 38 year old male of Grand Bahama.
  • Case #145 is a 31 year old male of Grand Bahama.
  • Case #146 is 17 year old male of Grand Bahama.
  • Case #147 is 50 year old male of Grand Bahama.
  • Case #148 is a 33 year old male of Grand Bahama.
  • Case #149 is a 30 year old male of Grand Bahama.
  • Case #150 is a 54 year old female of Grand Bahama.
  • Case #151 is a 46 year old male of Grand Bahama.
  • Case #152 is a 71 year old male of Grand Bahama.
  • Case #153 is a 41 year old female of Grand Bahama.
Health officials said the travel details and the condition of Cases #143 and#153 were unable to be confirmed at the time of the release of this report.
 
Investigations are ongoing and a complete update of pending details will be published at a later date.
 
Health officials continue to follow the condition of the other current COVID-19 positive cases.
 
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