Government of the Bahamas

12/01/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/01/2020 10:02

COVID 19 Report Update #248

CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19

Island

Total Confirmed Cases

Breakdown of Newly Confirmed Cases[1]

New Providence

5

Grand Bahama 1026

6

Abaco 195

0

Bimini & Cat Cay 81

0

Eleuthera 148

0

Berry Islands 46

0

Exuma 110

0

Inagua 19

0

Andros 22

0

Long Island 11

0

Cat Island 8

0

Acklins 7

0

Crooked Island 6

0

Mayaguana 3

0

Locations Pending 349

2

TOTAL

7530

13

GENDER OF NEWLY CONFIRMED CASES

Gender of Newly Confirmed Cases

# Cases
Males 8
Females 5
TOTAL 13

HOSPITALIZATIONS

Healthcare Institution

# of Cases Hospitalized

# of Cases Moderately Ill

# of Cases in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

New Providence

Doctor's Hospital

3

2 1

South Beach Acute Care and Referral Centre

1

1 0

Princess Margaret Hospital

9

9 0

Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre

0

0 0

Grand Bahama

Grand Bahama Health Services

7

6 1
TOTAL

20

18 2

ACTIVE CASES & RECOVERIES

Active Cases 1444

Total # of Recovered Cases

# of Cases Recovered Today

5867 0

DEATHS

Total COVID-19 Deaths

Total Non-COVID- 19 Deaths

Total Deaths Under Investigation

163 34 22

TESTS COMPLETED

Total Number of Tests Completed

# of Tests Completed Today

# of Positive Results

# of Negative Results # of Repeated Tests[2] Inconclusive Results

43,448

215 13 180 9 13

OPENING HOURS OF COMMUNITY CLINICS

Community clinics remain open for primary care services at the following Poly-clinics:

Clinic Days

Hours of Operation

Fleming Street Monday - Friday

9:00a.m. - 8:00p.m.

Elizabeth Estates Monday - Friday

9:00a.m. - 9:00p.m.

Flamingo Gardens Monday - Friday

9:00a.m. - 9:00p.m.

Flamingo Gardens (Only) Saturday

9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

REMINDERS

To contain the spread of COVID-19 residents are reminded of the following:

  • To contain the spread of COVID-19 residents are reminded of the following: if you have symptoms of COVID-19, do not wait, first contact your health provider. While home remedies may work for a while it is important to get tested and receive proper care before symptoms become too difficult to manage.
  • if you have been asked by the Surveillance Unit to get tested for COVID-19, please follow the advice and have the gold standard RT-PCR test.
  • employees are encouraged to work from home.

[1] Results of newly confirmed cases were reported within twenty-four (24) to forty-eight (48) hours after the swabbing date.

[2] Tests performed to confirm if patients have recovered from COVID-19.