Monday, May 18, 2020

Government to introduce COVID-19 Travel Card for Family Islands

The Government will introduce a COVID-19 Travel Authorization Card that will allow individuals to travel to approved Family Islands as part of a gradual re-opening of inter-island travel, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced on Sunday in a live televised COVID-19 National Address.

Under this gradual re-opening, travel to Family Islands cleared to resume normal commercial activity must be approved and monitored under a policy and protocols developed by the Ministry of Health, said Prime Minister Minnis.

This policy and protocol will require individuals to register with the Ministry of Health by emailing

Individuals must also submit to an evaluation by a Ministry of Health-authorized physician, in the public or private sector.

“This evaluation will include a risk assessment via a questionnaire to determine the individual’s level of risk for COVID-19 infection, and a physical exam to determine the presence of any symptoms consistent with COVID-19,” the Prime Minister explained.  Read more >>