Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Sands: We Need To Reset Our Strategy

 
Dr. Duane Sands

By TANYA SMITH-CARTWRIGHT
tsmith-cartwright@tribunemedia.net

AFTER New Providence and Abaco spent the weekend in lockdown, former Minister of Health Dr Duane Sands said the country needs a national reset to deal with the rising COVID-19 cases which are “at least twice the amount” reported.

Speaking to The Tribune in between visiting patients in hospital, Dr Sands said it is clear COVID-19 is now rampant in The Bahamas.

“We need lockdowns only to recalibrate our response,” Dr Sands said, responding to questions from this newspaper.

“It is clear that COVID-19 cases are rampant. Having reached the unfortunate 5,000 confirmed case threshold and acknowledging that the actual number of cases is at least twice that amount, we need a national reset.”  Read more >>