Health officials revise COVID dashboard, four NP cases recorded Monday

Health officials revise COVID dashboard, four NP cases recorded Monday

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While the Ministry of Health indicated on Monday night that New Providence had recorded zero cases of COVID-19 — a feat not achieved since July — health officials advised yesterday that four cases were recorded on the island.

In a revised COVID-19 dashboard, the ministry also revised the number of cases in Exuma from nine to five.

There were no other changes made to the report.

The ministry maintained The Bahamas recorded 28 cases of the virus.

Of these, there were 10 cases recorded on Eleuthera, six in Grand Bahama, two in Andros and one in Abaco.

The Bahamas has recorded 7,012 cases of the virus.

New Providence, which leads with infections, has 5,308 cases.

Eleuthera, which has seen restrictions reintroduced as a result of rising cases, has had 127 cases — up from 88 last week Monday.

In the latest emergency orders, social gatherings have been prohibited on the island.

and mandates that schools and churches on the island may only offer virtual sessions.

Domestic travel in or out of Eleuthera has been prohibited via all modes of transportation unless the respective authorities have approved an emergency or other flight of voyage.

A curfew has been imposed between 6am and 5am.

A 24-hour curfew has been imposed between 6pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays.

Restaurants shall be permitted utilizing inside and outside dining provided that the maximum seating of a restaurant does not exceed 50 percent.

Salons, barbershops and spas may operate provided the occupancy does not exceed one patron per service provider.

Social gatherings have been prohibited.

Weddings may be held with no more than 10 people in a religious facility.

Funeral services can be held with graveside service or interment with a maximum of 10 people, exclusive of the officiant and mortuary service.

There were 1,766 active cases and 5,035 recoveries or 72 percent.