The Bahamas Ministry of Health recorded 50 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 2217.
The breakdown of new cases is as follows:
- New Providence 33
- Grand Bahama 2
- Inagua 3
- Mayaguana 2
- Long Island 1
Locations are pending for 9 of the new cases recorded.
A 77-year-old resident of New Providence is the latest person to die from COVID-related complications, bringing the death toll to 44.
The Ministry of Health has since renewed calls for residents to contribute to the fight against the fast-spreading virus, by adhering to all guidelines and restrictions put in place for their protection.
( Source: Loop Caribbean)