THE Ministry of Health recorded 49 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday while the nation’s coronavirus death toll rose by one to 217.
Forty-five of the new cases are in New Providence, while there was one each in Abaco and the Berry Islands and two in Cat Island. This brought the nation’s case count to 11,073.
Meanwhile the latest deceased victim is a 43-year-old woman from the Berry Islands who died on May 9.
The Ministry of Health said 26 other deaths are currently under investigation.
At last report, 56 people were in hospital sick with the virus.