The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are fifteen (15) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to one thousand eight hundred thirteen (1,813). There have been one thousand thirty-nine (1,039) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Providence, five hundred twenty-five (525) confirmed cases in Grand Bahama, sixty-six (66) confirmed cases in Abaco, fifty-three (53) confirmed cases in Bimini, nineteen (19) confirmed cases in Exuma, fifteen (15) confirmed cases in the Berry Islands, eight (8) confirmed cases in Cat Island, eight (8) confirmed cases in Inagua, five (5) confirmed cases in Eleuthera, four (4) confirmed cases in Acklins, two (2) confirmed cases in Crooked Island, one (1) confirmed case in Andros, and sixty-eight (68) confirmed cases with locations pending.
The breakdown of the new cases by island is as follows:
- 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.