Thursday, October 15, 2020

Forbes: No indication of curve flattening in NP

Dr. Nikkiah Forbes

Sloan Smith
Eyewitness News

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — There is no indication that the curb is being flattened in New Providence, according to Director of the National HIV & AIDS programme Dr. Nikkiah Forbes.

As of yesterday, the number of cases in the country stood at 5,385, with 4,136 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Providence alone.

“We are still seeing a concerning number of cases per day,” Forbes said, in an interview with Eyewitness News.

“We are still very much in the second wave. The numbers are not looking good.

“There’s no indication that the curb is being flattened here in New Providence. That is concerning that there is an ongoing spread of new cases.”

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