CRIPPLING EFFECT: AID president warns COVID-related staff shortages could significantly disrupt businesses

Watson urges govt to change two-week quarantine to 5 days NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The mandated 14-day quarantine period, coupled with the omicron COVID variant’s extreme transmissibility, has the potential to “cripple businesses” with staff shortages, one local businessman has warned. [pullquote] Affordable testing is widely available, with immediate results, so there is no need for […]

NO SWEAT: Omicron developments likely to have minimal impact on holiday tourism season, says DPM

Cooper notes omicron has not been shown to be more dangerous than delta variant NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Tourism, Investments and Aviation Minister Chester Cooper said yesterday that the Ministry of Tourism is closely monitoring reports of the COVID-19 omicron variant in order to shift with the latest data, noting that there is likely to be […]