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HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands.

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SANDS GOES: His resignation over flight fiasco accepted by PM

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis accepted the resignation of Health Minister Dr Duane Sands yesterday, a stunning climax to a fast-moving controversy that has now dimmed Dr Sands’ political career.

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‘We’ve flattened the curve’

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands said officials have managed to “flatten the curve” by having a maximum of six COVID-19 cases on any given day, but this does not mean the nation is out of the woods.

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UPDATED: If we carry on like this, we will not cope

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 33, with four new cases diagnosed in New Providence.

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We will have more cases, says Sands

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands said the number of coronavirus cases in the country is expected to increase in the coming days.

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We need $1m to deal with coronavirus, says Sands

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands has revealed the Ministry of Health has requested a million dollars to combat the novel coronavirus. The United States is starting to increase its funding for virus preparedness. American media reported the Trump admin

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Sands signs deal with US foundation to aid Dorian recovery efforts

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands yesterday announced his ministry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Americares Foundation to aid Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts.

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$1bn pledge centres on health projects

A US group’s $670m proposal to transform Bahamian healthcare infrastructure is just one of “five offers on the table”, a Cabinet minister revealed yesterday, adding: “It’s nice to have options.”

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Sands calls for govt to agree bigger total for victims of Dorian

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands said a multi-ministerial decision will have to be made to confirm that over 200 people have died due to Hurricane Dorian.


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