The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are twenty-four (24) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to five hundred eight (508). There are two hundred forty-seven (247) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama, two hundred five (205) confirmed cases in New Providence, twenty-one (21) confirmed cases in Bimini, nine (9) confirmed cases in Moore’s Island, nine (9) confirmed cases in Great Guana Cay, six (6) confirmed cases in the Berry Islands, four (4) confirmed cases in Cat Cay, three (3) confirmed cases in Cat Island, three (3) confirmed cases in Exuma, and one (1) confirmed case in Abaco.
The following cases are residents of New Providence:
The following cases are residents of Grand Bahama:
Investigations are ongoing, and health officials continue to follow the condition of the other current COVID-19 positive cases.
Additionally, three (3) deaths have been confirmed today as COVID-19 related. More information will be provided on 31st July, 2020, at the Ministry of Health’s Press Conference at 3:00p.m. This increases the death toll to fourteen (14).
The public is reminded to practice the following measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19:
- 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.
Do your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19.