How Bad Is It? Enough to Retighten Restrictions as COVID-19 Cases Spiral
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The government will retighten COVID-19 restrictions as health officials battle the latest swell in new infections.
Health officials confirmed 110 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, which brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 13,957.
A fifty-year-old woman from New Providence died on Thurday. This brings the total number of
confirmed COVID-19 deaths to 280. Twenty-three deaths are still being investigated.
Here are the new measures:
- Curfew changes on Monday from 10 pm to 5am for New Providence, Grand Bahama, North and South Eleuthera and Harbour Island.
- Unvaccinated travelers will require a PCR negative test.
- Church services will be reduced to 33% capacity and limited to 1 hour of service.
- Political groups are limited to 5 people and must be fully vaccinated.
- Weddings are limited to 30 people, excluding the officiant.
- Funerals are limited to the outdoors with a maximum of 30 people excluding workers and the officiant.
- Restaurants are limited to outdoors and takeaway services.
- Spas will be prohibited.
- Exercise groups are limited to a maximum of 10 people. There will be no recreational or sporting activities.
- Groups congregating on the beaches and parks should be no more than 5 people.