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)

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