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Bahamas Seven-Day Weather Forecast for September 22nd – 28th, 2020

SEVEN – DAY WEATHER FORECAST 22ND – 28TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 General Situation: A Stationary Front extending across the Southeast Bahamas generating cloudiness and increased convective activity. Meanwhile, high pressure builds behind the front, supporting moderate to strong winds over the islands through Wednesday.  Moderate to large north to northeasterly swells generated from Hurricane Teddy located […]

Posted on 23 September 2020 | 11:30 pm

Bahamas Reports 151 New Covid-19 Cases – Highest One Day Increase On Record

(September 23rd, 2020) – ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-ONE (151) ADDITIONAL CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES, TWO (2) ADDITIONAL CONFIRMED DEATHS AND ONE (1) DEATH UNDER INVESTIGATION NOW CONFIRMED – Update #175 The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are one hundred fifty-one (151) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to […]

Posted on 23 September 2020 | 9:18 pm

Emergency Powers Extended to October 31st; Changes Announced in Emergency Orders

  On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, presented a speech in the House of Assembly, with a resolution to extend the Emergency Powers until October 31st, and announced a number of changes to the current Emergency Orders.  His full presentation reads as follows: “Mr. Speaker: At the very beginning of the COVID-19 […]

Posted on 23 September 2020 | 5:32 pm

Prime Minister Minnis announces curfew release for Eleuthera and other Family Islands, opening of gyms and changes to wedding and funeral services

Grand Bahama and a number of Family Islands will be allowed to resume normal commercial and additional social activities, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced today in the House of Assembly, as he also moved a resolution extending Emergency Powers until October 31st, 2020. Andros, Acklins, Berry Islands, Bimini, Cat Island, Crooked […]

Posted on 23 September 2020 | 5:16 pm

Resident Flown Out After Being Struck By Lightning In Harbour Island

A male resident of Harbour Island was airlifted into New Providence on Monday, September 21st, 2020, in critical condition, after being struck by lightning, according to local authorities. This incident, according to reports, took place at about 7:15am on Monday morning, while the man was in waters near The Landing beach, off Bay Street, Harbour […]

Posted on 21 September 2020 | 5:40 pm

Foul Play Suspected as Body of Young Woman Found in North Eleuthera

Foul play is suspected in an incident which took place over the weekend, where the body of a young woman was found in waters off North Eleuthera. On Saturday, September 19th, 2020, shortly before noon, Police were called to a scene in Lower Bogue, where the body of a female, wearing a black dress, was […]

Posted on 21 September 2020 | 4:45 pm

MOH Dashboard – ONE HUNDRED & FIFTY-SIX (156) – Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Over the Weekend; Eleuthera At NINETEEN (19) Cases – September 20th, 2020

Ministry of Health Update – September 20th, 2020: Update #171 FIFTY-FIVE (55) ADDITIONAL CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES AND TWO (2) ADDITIONAL DEATHS UNDER INVESTIGATION The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are fifty-five (55) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to three thousand three hundred seventy (3,370). There […]

Posted on 19 September 2020 | 10:00 pm

Morgue at PMH Overrun – Urgent request made for the immediate collection of deceased persons

PHA makes urgent request for the immediate collection of deceased persons from PMH “The Morgue at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) which serves the entire country is currently operating under overflow conditions due to the increase in deceased individuals as a result of COVID-19”, said the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) in a release to the […]

Posted on 17 September 2020 | 2:03 pm

Eleuthera’s small case count rising; locations released; public urged to use health safety measures

When compared to a number of other islands within The Bahamas, Eleuthera currently has a relatively small case count of Covid-19, standing at a total of fifteen (15) as of Monday, September 14th, 2020. Dr. Pearl Mcmillan, Chief Medical Officer, with the Ministry of Health (MOH), during a national press conference hosted at 5pm on […]

Posted on 15 September 2020 | 7:50 pm

National Exams Resumed in Eleuthera; MOE Refutes Assertions of Unsafe Conditions

On Monday morning,  September 14th, 2020, national examinations resumed at Ministry of Education (MOE) school locations throughout the Bahamas, and Eleuthera was no exception. One of the high school campuses on mainland Eleuthera, reported that the exam center there, saw an average of just 42% of candidates for the two examinations hosted on Monday.  Administrators […]

Posted on 15 September 2020 | 12:16 pm


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