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Minnis announces six-day complete lockdown for Easter Holiday

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The country will go into another complete lockdown on Wednesday evening for five days. Prime Minister Dr... read more »

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New case of COVID-19 in New Providence, four “recovered”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Another case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in New Providence, bringing the total number in the country... read more »

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Govt. releases COVID-19 Food Shopping Schedule

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Office of the Prime Minister has released the COVID-19 Food Shopping Schedule with country-wide restrictions to... read more »

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First physician dies in COVID-19 fight: Veteran nephrologist Dr Judson Frazier Eneas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Veteran nephrologist Dr Judson Frazier Eneas is the country’s fifth COVID-19 related death. Officials reported the 72-year-old... read more »

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Another COVID-19 patient dies in hospital

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A 72-year-old COVID-19 patient has died in New Providence – bringing the total number of virus-related deaths... read more »


Doctors Hospital shutdown for deep cleaning after COVID-19 exposure

Family confirms death of dialysis patient yesterday NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Doctors Hospital has closed its Collins Ave facility to the... read more »


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PM: COVID-19 hot spot in eastern New Providence, six new cases confirmed

Suspected patient is confirmed positive, first COVID-19 death in country One of the new cases has a link to Grand... read more »


Freeport News sacks 12 staff as GB faces COVID-19 “double jeopardy”

General Manager says many GB companies in ‘distress’ NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Freeport News has fired 12 employees in a... read more »

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Private doctors ordered to suspend non-emergent visits

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — All private medical and dental practices in the country have been ordered to suspend routine and non-emergent... read more »


New COVID-19 exemption to allow for domestic money transfers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has added an exemption to the COVID-19 emergency powers order to allow... read more »

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Another COVID-19 case is confirmed on Grand Bahama

No update on suspected Bimini case NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now stands at 15... read more »

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Emergency orders extended to April 8

AG says rent relief measures need more dialogue, “everybody must take a hit” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A resolution to extend... read more »


Symonette: Extend Road Traffic licenses until end of curfew

Department has been open since last Wednesday NASSAU, BAHAMAS — St Anne’s MP Brent Symonette has called on the government... read more »


Resolution tabled to extend state of emergency until April 8

Opposition calls for widespread testing NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis again defended the decision to shut the... read more »


COVID-19 cases double over last four days, PM calls for citizen army to fight spread

24hr curfew, border shutdown extended for nine days Rate of infection still unknown, virus “widespread in community” Liquor stores will... read more »


PM announces increased curfew enforcement, food shopping schedule

Increased restrictions to reduce the number of people on the streets NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government will seek to introduce... read more »


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AccuWeather forecasts above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — AccuWeather meteorologists are forecasting another busy year with at least three major hurricanes when the 2020 Atlantic... read more »

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PM: Three more cases, emergency powers to be extended until April 8

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With three more cases confirmed tonight, the government will return to Parliament with a resolution to extend... read more »


Another COVID-19 case found in Grand Bahama

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A 35-year-old woman with no recent travel history is the country’s latest confirmed case of COVID-19, bringing... read more »


PM: After COVID war, then comes the economic war

Minnis foreshadows curfew extension, need to prepare Bahamians for post-COVID-19 reality Health officials push for “fewer people on the streets”,... read more »