The Ministry of Health has confirmed the overnight death of Case #20, a hospitalised 91-year-old male from New Providence with no history of travel. This is the nation's sixth COVID-19 death. Investigations are being conducted.
The Ministry also confirmed that there are three additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 36. There have been five confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama, 30 in New Providence and one from the island of Bimini.
The newly confirmed cases are as follows:
• Case #34 is a 44-year-old man from New Providence with no history of travel.
• Case #35 is a 71-year-old woman from New Providence with no history of travel.
• Case #36 is a 41-year-old woman of New Providence with no history of travel.
Health officials continue to follow the condition of the 27 COVID-19 positive cases.
Members of the public are once again reminded to follow the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Order announced by Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis to reduce the spread of the virus, including physical distancing.