Wednesday, April 8, 2020

One additional death and three confirmed COVID-19 cases - update #31


By The Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health confirms today the overnight death of Case #20, a hospitalized ninety-one year old male from New Providence with no history of travel. Investigations are being conducted into the details of this unfortunate death. 


The Ministry of Health also confirms today that there are three (3) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19.  This brings the total number of confirmed cases to thirty-six (36).  There have been five (5) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama, thirty (30) confirmed cases in New Providence and one (1) confirmed case from the island of Bimini.

The newly confirmed cases are as follows:

Case #34 is a forty-four (44) year old male resident of New Providence with no history of travel.
Case #35 is a seventy-one (71) year old female resident of New Providence with no history of travel.
Case #36 is a forty-one (41) year old female of New Providence with no history of travel.

Health officials continue to follow the condition of the twenty-seven (27) COVID-19 positive cases. Investigations are ongoing.

Members of the public are once again reminded to follow the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Order announced by Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Dr. Hubert Minnis to reduce the spread of the virus, including physical distancing.  (source)