ANOTHER nationwide lockdown will begin at 9pm on Wednesday and last until 5am next Tuesday as the country fights the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced in the House of Assembly on Monday.
ROYAL Bahamas Police Force investigators are expected in Grand Bahama today to investigate how confidential patient records were leaked from the Rand Memorial Hospital and disseminated on social media, Commissioner Paul Rolle told The Tribune yesterday.
THE Office of the Prime Minister has announced that starting today, a food shopping schedule will come into effect for the entire country.
THE death of Dr Judson Eneas, 72, due to COVID-19 complications left his wife unable to say goodbye to her husband of nearly 50 years. On Tuesday, March 31, Dr Eneas was taken to hospital after his condition began to decline. He suffered through symptoms of the virus for several days prior to his death, according to his nephew.
POLICE have arrested a woman for making threats against officers.
A GRAND Bahama man was shot on Thursday night, police said.
The Ministry of Health has confirmed the overnight death of Case #18, a 72-year-old man and health care worker from New Providence who was hospitalised with no history of travel. Investigations are being conducted. This brings the total number of deaths to five.
The Office of the Prime Minister has announced that starting tomorrow, Monday 6 April, until further notice, the following food shopping schedule comes into effect for the entire Bahamas.
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.
Dr Judson Eneas, 72, died last night in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, confirmed Health Minister Dr Duane Sands.
The police wish to inform the public that, due to the high volume of calls to their 311 number, many people are not getting through to the COVID-19 Command Center.
A GRAND Bahama resident with COVID-19 died overnight and officials are investigating whether the death was related to the virus.
THE Ministry of Health has announced that the Elizabeth Estates Clinic, which was temporarily closed for cleaning, was reopened to the general public on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced on Friday more stringent measures to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus, including a complete shutdown of all services in the country until Monday morning.
THE British High Commission in Nassau has announced a special flight to take remaining British tourists and short-term visitors back to London.