EIGHTY-ONE additional cases of COVID-19 cases were confirmed Thursday while the death count has risen to 86.
According to data released by the Ministry of Health, the country now has 3,699 cases across the country.
The new cases include 75 in New Providence, four in Grand Bahama and two in Abaco.
One new death was announced Thursday while five deaths which were previously under investigation have been confirmed as being COVID-19 related.
Among the deaths are a 50-year-old male of New Providence, who died Thursday.
The deaths previously under investigation which have since been confirmed as connected to the new coronavirus are: a 73-year-old Grand Bahama man who died on September 20; a 54-year-old Grand Bahama man who died on September 20; a 50-year-old Grand Bahama woman who died on September 19; a 64-year-old New Providence woman who died on September 20 and a 46-year-old man from New Providence who died on September 14.
Three non-COVID-19 related deaths and one additional death under investigation have also been recorded, the ministry said.
“These unfortunate deaths decrease the number of deaths under investigation to 12, increase the number of non-COVID-19 deaths to 13, and tally the confirmed death toll at 86,” the Ministry of Health added.