Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Central and South Eleuthera MP Battles COVID-19

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Member of Parliament for Central and South Eleuthera Hank Johnson confirmed that he tested positive for COVID-19.

In a press release, Johnson said he is hospitalized.

“Today I received test results confirming I have COVID-19. I am currently hospitalized in New Providence.

“I thank the medical staff for their skilled and detailed care of me and all the Bahamians battling this illness.Please keep me and all those in our country afflicted with COVID-19 in your prayers,” Johnson said.

Johnson is one of few politicians who have tested positive for the infectious disease.

On Sunday, PLP Leader Philip Davis and Senator Michael Darville confirmed that they too, tested positive for the virus.

A local daily, Nassau Guardian reported that Davis was set to be airlifted to the United States to be near his daughter who serves as an anesthesiologist and critical care physician.

Davis is said to be experiencing a “slight cough.”

Darville is still believed to be in the care of Doctor’s Hospital.

President of the FNM Women’s Asssociation Vanessa Scott expressed prayers for a complete and speedy recovery of Johnson, Davis and Darville.

“Prayers of healing are also extended to all of those persons afflicted with this enemy as they battle their way back to good health,” she said.

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