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EMS workers back to work after COVID-19 safety protest

Health Minister commits to $5,000 honorarium  NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A number of National Emergency Medical Services (NEMS) workers staged a... read more »

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Four more COVID-19 cases, Ministry confirms another COVID-19 related death

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Health has confirmed four more cases of COVID-19 in the country. In an updated... read more »

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Officials investigate suspected COVID-19 related GB death

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Two days after officials confirmed he had tested positive for COVID-19, an 80-year-old man has died in... read more »

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WhatsApp line created for COVID19 command center: TEXT 1 242 806-6852

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police have added a WhatsApp line to its COVID-19 command center after many people were unable able... read more »

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Complete lockdown until April 6.

PM urges Bahamians to follow orders as two more die NASSAU, BAHAMAS — In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister Dr... read more »

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Samaritan’s Purse still aiding country but no longer managing field hospital in GB

NASSAU, BAHAMS – While several international NGOs have returned to their home country amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the few that... read more »

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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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PMH facing blood shortage “crisis”

PHA urges the public to donate blood to shore up supplies RBDF to have blood drive Friday between 10am-3pm NASSAU,... read more »

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BNU: 10 percent of nurses without insurance

Williams calls on govt. to appoint six more nurses on COVID-19 frontlines NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Approximately 10 percent of nurses... read more »

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Wells: No capacity to deal with a massive influx of foreign patients

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While The Bahamas is able to provide some assistance to flag-ship vessels sequestered at sea during the... read more »

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Three more cases of COVID-19 — among them a nine-year-old girl

72-year-old COVID-19 patient in intensive care NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Health officials have confirmed two more positive COVID-19 cases in New... read more »

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Fake voice note sends scores to Salvation Army

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Salvation Army’s social assistance program has been temporarily suspended after a fake voice note drove scores... read more »

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Abaco seeking to get COVID-19 test kits on island, says MP

Albury says island may have small advantage in experiencing limited touristic traffic for months NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Central and South... read more »

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PM calls on all available healthcare workers, volunteers to join COVID-19 fight

Fifty-nurses out of healthcare system in quarantine NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With some 50 nurses in quarantine due to potential exposure,... read more »

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Bahamas Pharmacy Council sets strict guidelines over use of malaria drug to treat COVID-19

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Pharmacy Council said yesterday it has observed and reviewed increased reports of prescription drugs being... read more »

Business

PM foreshadows generational changes to economy

Minnis signals shift from tourism industry  WHO calls for debt relief from World Bank and IMF NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime... read more »

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Berry Islands begin COVID19 testing, as North Andros health facility prepares for possible cases

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – North Andros health facilities have been braced for possible coronavirus cases, said the island’s administrator Joseph Ferguson... read more »

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Govt. in talks with U.S. govt. over new coast guard directive

US Coast Guard tells cruise liners: stay at sea with sick, seek evac. from flagged state first NASSAU, BAHAMAS —... read more »

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Island Luck to pay employees in full for six weeks

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Island Luck (IL) will pay employees their full salaries for six weeks, according to a statement released... read more »

Coronavirus

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 »