Six new deaths, 107 more COVID-19 cases confirmed

Six new deaths, 107 more COVID-19 cases confirmed

Death toll has reached 100

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Health officials reported six additional deaths on Monday, though only one was confirmed as COVID-19-related.

An 85-year-old woman of New Providence became the latest victim of the virus.

The other five deaths were being investigated.

Additionally, three previous deaths under investigation were also confirmed as COVID-related today.

The confirmed deaths include a 72-year-old man who died last Friday, a 51-year-old woman who died last Monday, and a 57 year-old-man who died on September 24.

Deaths under investigation now stand at 13.

The death toll has reached 100.

Health officials also confirmed two previous deaths as related to other illnesses, increasing non-COVID-related deaths from 17 to 19.

Additionally, 107 more cases of COVID-19 were confirmed The Bahamas — 88 in New Providence, 10 in Abaco, five in Grand Bahama, one in Eleuthera, one in Cat Island, and two with locations pending.

Eleuthera had not recorded a new case in at least eight days.

There have been 4,559 infections in The Bahamas.

A total of 2,475 cases or 54 percent have recovered, while 1,952 cases remain active.

This represents 100 new recoveries.

There were 112 hospitalized cases yesterday, up from 109 the day before.

Of the total cases, there were 3,396 in New Providence, 649 in Grand Bahama, 157 in Abaco, 54 in Bimini, 32 in Exuma, 25 in Eleuthera, 19 in Inagua, 15 in the Berry Islands, 12 in Long Island, nine in Cat Island, nine in Andros, seven in Acklins, five in Crooked Island, three in Mayaguana, and 167 cases with locations pending.

As of yesterday, 22,324 tests had been completed, up 732 over the day before.