The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are fifty-three (53) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to one thousand eighty-nine (1089).
There have been five hundred forty-six (546) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Providence, four hundred forty (440) confirmed cases in Grand Bahama, forty-five (45) confirmed cases in Bimini, thirty-one (31) confirmed cases in Abaco, twelve (12) confirmed cases in the Berry Islands, eight (8) confirmed cases in Cat Island, five (5) confirmed cases in Exuma, one (1) confirmed case in Eleuthera, and one (1) confirmed case in Inagua. The breakdown of the new cases for each island is as follows:
Investigations are ongoing, and health officials continue to follow the condition of the other current COVID-19 positive cases.
- wear a face mask when you leave home;
- wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, and if soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 70% alcohol;
- cover your cough or sneeze in your inner elbow or with a tissue; and
- clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as phones, remotes controls, counters, doorknobs, and keyboards.