The Ministry of Health confirms today that there is one (1)
additional confirmed case of COVID-19. This brings the total number of
confirmed cases to one hundred and three (103). There have been eight
(8) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama, eighty-one (81)
confirmed cases in New Providence, one (1) confirmed case in Cat Cay,
and thirteen (13) confirmed cases on the island of Bimini.
newly confirmed case is Case #103, a fifty-two (52) year old female of
New Providence, with no history of travel. This case is in isolation at
Four years on, this United Workers Party administration continues to
champion the vision of ‘Building a New Saint Lucia’. On June 6th 2016,
the people spoke, and the country voted, for change and transformation.
Today, we take time to reflect on that call to action and the mandate
given to our Political Leader and Prime Minister Honourable Allen
Chastanet and the successful UWP candidates..
Prime Minister and Minister of Health the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis
accepted $20,000 worth of medical supplies donated by the Rhode Island
National Guard State Partnership Program to the Ministry of Health.
Kevin Self of the Office of Defense Cooperation, United States Embassy,
Nassau, handed over the donation which included Continuous Positive
Airway Pressure (CPAP) and Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP)
A Labour Day wreath-laying ceremony was held Friday, June 5, 2020 in
memory of the four victims of the 2018 Labour Day tragedy in The
Tabitha Haye, Tami Gibson, Dianne Ferguson and Kathleen
Fernander, who lost their lives tragically on June 1, 2018, during the
Sir Randol Fawkes Labour Day Parade, were fondly remembered during the
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced the further
relaxation of restrictions as part of the Government’s phased approach
to re-opening the country on Thursday 4 June during a COVID-19 press
briefing at the Office of the Prime Minister.
the removal of weekend lockdowns, effective 13 June. While the weekend
lockdowns will be lifted, a 9pm to 5am curfew will be in place Monday to
Sunday for a period of time in order to continue to open in a gradual
and sustained manner, said the Prime Minister...
Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis, COVID-19 Task Force Coordinator, Special
Adviser to the Prime Minister announced Thursday (June 4, 2020) the
number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 totalled 102. “Of that number, 80
are in New Providence, eight in Grand Bahama, 13 in Bimini, and one in
Cat Cay,” she explained during the COVID-19 Update Press Conference at
the Office of The Prime Minister.
She noted that there were no
new cases reported and the number of recovered cases was 55. Active
cases numbered 36. Deaths remained at 11...
On the occasion of the 2020 Randol Fawkes Labour Day, the Democratic
National Alliance (DNA) pays tribute to workers across the length and
breadth of The Bahamas.
The Bahamian people are the greatest
resource of our nation. The blood, sweat and tears of our compatriots
both past and present have built the economy of The Bahamas we see
today. We will not forget the journey from the Burma Road Riot...
Another anniversary has just landed at our door steps with COVID-19 well
in check, to keep our population in a safe environment, while taking a
toll on our economy with our Government doing all they can to keep our
head above the rising tide of economic turbulence.
As we look
back from this day the 6th June, 2016 to present, our Government under
the Leadership of the Hon. Allen Michael Chastanet...
My Fellow Bahamians, The Bahamas and the world have been profoundly
affected by the global COVID 19 pandemic. The onslaught of the pandemic
has brought with it many pressing health and financial challenges which
have disrupted the world’s economies including our very own.
COVID-19 has caused the deaths of thousands of people around the globe and it has left thousands more sick and incapacitated...
Here is the latest update on COVID-19 in The Bahamas. Epidemiological week 23 The
total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is 102. Of that number, 80
are in New Providence, 8 in Grand Bahama, 13 in Bimini, and 1 in Cat
There were no new cases reported today.
The number of recovered cases is 55. Active cases are at 36. Deaths remain at 11. Hospitalised cases are at 2...
On June 4, the U.S. Embassy in Nassau delivered $20,000 worth of
continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and bi-level positive airway
pressure (BiPAP) machines to The Bahamas. These CPAP and BiPAP
machines, provided by the Rhode Island National Guard (RING) State
Partnership Program (SPP) can be converted to ventilators for use as
treatment for patients suffering from respiratory distress due to
illnesses such as COVID-19. RING SPP included the conversion kits
needed to turn the CPAP and BiPAP machines into ventilators as part of
The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) is
mindful that the recount of the votes cast in the March 2 General and
Regional elections in Guyana, will be concluded in the next few days...