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UPDATED – COVID-19: Fifth death confirmed, four new cases

SUNDAY MORNING UPDATE: Dr Judson Eneas, 72, died last night in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, confirmed Health Minister Dr Duane Sands. He is the country's first physician to die from COVID-19 and the fifth victim of the virus.

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Patient’s death investigated

A GRAND Bahama resident with COVID-19 died overnight and officials are investigating whether the death was related to the virus.

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Child, nine, among new cases of infected

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country has jumped by three to 24 and a nine-year-old girl is among the infected.

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Three more cases of COVID-19 confirmed – 24 in total

The Ministry of Health has confirmed there are three additional confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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BPL to resume disconnections

Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) last night confirmed it will resume disconnecting delinquent consumers as of today following a week-long pause amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 test results awaited after Bimini woman dies

MINISTRY of Health officials are awaiting test results to determine whether a Bimini woman who died in Nassau Monday night was positive for COVID-19.

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Bimini woman who died is Cabinet minister's sister

THE Bimini woman who died in New Providence Monday night and is suspected of having COVID-19 symptoms is the sister of a Cabinet minister.

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PM: Three new cases of COVID-19, 14 in total

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has revealed there are three new cases of COVID-19 in the Bahamas – 14 in total.

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UPDATED: Ministry confirms new case of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health confirmed one new case of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to ten.

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UPDATED: Sol Kerzner dies age 84, PM pays tribute to ‘pioneer in the resort industry’

Hotel tycoon, business magnate and Atlantis developer Sol Kerzner has died age 84.

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PM: Country ‘at war’ with COVID-19 – reveals two more cases

THE country “is at war” with the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced on Wednesday as he revealed the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country have risen to three.

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SHUTDOWN: PM to unveil package of drastic measures to stop virus spread

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis will today announce extraordinary social distancing policies that businesses, churches and social groups must comply with as the country fights potential spread of COVID-19, according to Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Delon Brennen.

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UPDATED: Coronavirus – 61-year-old is first case

Acting Minister of Health Jeffrey Lloyd announced that a 61-year-old female resident of New Providence who does not have relevant travel history is the first confirmed person with COVID-19 in The Bahamas.

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UPDATED: Cruise ship carrying persons with coronavirus 'will not be permitted to dock'

4.20pm UPDATE: Ministry of Transport has released the following statement on the Braemar cruise ship:

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Murphy: No glass found in prison meals

BAHAMAS Department of Correctional Services Commissioner Charles Murphy said “there is no truth” about claims of small pieces of broken glass being found in inmates’ food. “What I’ve learned (is) that there’s nothing, no fact to that statement,” Com

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T...Find out what it means to the ‘Foxy Ladies’

New Bahamian rom-com premieres this Valentine’s Day

A battle of the sexes is brewing in a new Bahamian film set to premiere this Valentine’s Day.

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Bloated health insurance

Re: All Homes Must Have Insurance’: Leading Insurer Warns Mandatory Cover Has To Be On Agenda After Dorian. – Tribune, Wednesday, Feb 5th.

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This week's Obituaries Section now online

The Tribune's online obituaries are updated every week.

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Furniture store aids plastics end drive

A Bahamian furniture store is backing the government’s single-use plastics ban by offering complementary reusable bags to consumers as long as supplies last. Oasis Furniture sad its bag campaign is part of a broader sustainability effort that it pra

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'We don't want the Valley Boys to boycott Junkanoo'

JUNKANOO Corporation of New Providence Chairman Dion Miller is “disappointed” with the Valley Boys’ threat to boycott further parades after the official 2019 Boxing Day results placed the Shell Saxons as victors of the parade.“We don’t need that kind

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