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Update #160 - Ninety-Three (93) Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, Two (2) Confirmed COVID-19 Related Deaths and Three (3) Deaths Under Investigation
By The Ministry of Health
Sep 11, 2020 - 9:52:38 AM

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The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are ninety-three (93) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19.  This brings the total number of confirmed cases to two thousand eight hundred fourteen (2,814).  There have been one thousand eight hundred sixty-nine (1,869) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Providence, five hundred ninety-three (593) confirmed cases in Grand Bahama, ninety-five (95) confirmed cases in Abaco, fifty-four (54) confirmed cases in Bimini, twenty-three (23) confirmed cases in Exuma, seventeen (17) confirmed cases in Inagua,  fifteen (15) confirmed cases in the Berry Islands, eight (8) confirmed cases in Cat Island, eight (8) confirmed cases in Eleuthera, eight (8) confirmed cases in Long Island, seven (7) confirmed cases in Acklins, three (3) confirmed cases in Andros, five (5) confirmed cases in Crooked Island, three  (3) confirmed cases in Mayaguana, and one hundred six (106) confirmed cases with locations pending.   

The breakdown of the new cases by island is as follows:

Investigations are ongoing, and health officials continue to follow the condition of the other current COVID-19 positive cases.  

  • The Ministry of Health also confirms the unfortunate deaths of the following persons:  a seventy-three (73) year old female of New Providence, who passed away on 30th August, 2020; and
  • a sixty-seven (67) year old female of New Providence, who passed away on 3rd September, 2020.
There are three (3) additional deaths under investigation.

This increases deaths under investigation to eleven (11), and the death toll now stands at sixty-five (65). 

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

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