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Chinese embassy calls COVID-19 lawsuit against govt. “clownish performance”

U.S. group alleges China weaponized COVID-19 NASSAU, BAHAMAS  — The Chinese embassy in The Bahamas yesterday called a lawsuit accusing... read more »

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AG: Govt. goal to open domestic economy in two months

Curfew will be more vigorously enforced NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While the resumption of travel in the comings months may not... read more »

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COVID-19 ‘tremendous’ learning gap: Less than 30 percent of students registered for online platform

Virtual Learning Platform to launch on Cable channel 295 and 296 next Wednesday  NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Education Jeffrey... read more »

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Solomon’s donates supplies to Senior’s and Children’s Homes

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Teams from Solomon’s stores prepared and delivered food packages to nine senior’s homes and three children’s homes... read more »

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Four more COVID-19 cases in NP

Bahamas yet to reach peak of “surge”, says officials  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the... read more »

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Sands: Govt. preparing for wider community testing

Bahamas’ case fatality rate at 17.2 percent; global projection is four percent NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As The Bahamas undergoes a... read more »

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PM: Asymptomatic COVID-19 “super spreaders” can infect thousands

Minnis acknowledges some Bahamians will die NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said today the government must undergo... read more »

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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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GB first COVID-19 death was an “entrepreneur, political activist and civic leader”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As confirmed cases of the coronavirus continued to climb over the weekend, Grand Bahama recorded it’s first... read more »

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Moultrie: Parliament has no COVID-19 contingency plans

At least 10 MPs in at-risk age group for severe cases UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized NASSAU, BAHAMAS –... read more »

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Dr Eneas “fought” COVID-19 virus

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – When Bahamian medical pioneer Dr. Judson Frazier Eneas, 72, was taken to hospital on Saturday night –... read more »

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CDEMA says importation risk of COVID-19 remains “high” in region

At least 32 Caribbean countries have COVID-19 infections NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Nearly 2,000 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in... read more »

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EWNEWS SPECIAL REPORT: Bahamas’ COVID-19 case per capita low in region, but case fatality rate notably higher

Cayman Islands has seven times higher case rate than The Bahamas WHO: Global mortality rate at 3.4 percent Health minister:... read more »

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Bahamian student in Oklahoma persevered to return home

Kristen Curry rushed against the clock and cancelled flights to find her way back to The Bahamas amid COVID-19 pandemic... read more »

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Refugees, Migrants and Stateless must be protected in COVID-19 response

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — International protection agencies are calling on governments around the work to protect the rights of refugees, migrants... 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 »

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PHA to seek legal action over purported leak of GB patient information

NASSAU, BAHAMAS —The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) has launched a criminal investigation into the leak of a purported confidential document... read more »