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Lockdown extended in Bullocks Harbour and Great Harbour Cay

The government of the Commonwealth of Bahamas has announced that Bullocks Harbour and Great Harbour Cay islands would extend for two more days and to remain until 5 am Monday, 7 June 2021, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bahamas: The government of the Commonwealth of Bahamas has announced that Bullocks Harbour and Great Harbour Cay islands would extend for two more days and to remain until 5 am Monday, 7 June 2021, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

This comes in accordance with the Emergency Powers – COVID 19 Pandemic and Management and Recovery for Bullocks Harbour and Great Harbour Cay Lockdown under Amendment – No.4 Order, 202, issued by the Bahamas government lockdown has been extended from 14 days to 16 days.

Bullocks Harbour and Great Harbour Cay islands

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were put under a lockdown on 22 May to slow and constrain the spread of the COVID-19 mutant in these communities.

In a press release, the government further informed that the Emergency Powers of COVID 19 Pandemic – (Management and Recovery), Bullocks Harbour and Great Harbour Cay Lockdown under Amendment – No.4 Order, 2021, is available at opm.gov.bs. Website.

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, the Bahamas has recorded 11,930 cases of the deadly coronavirus, out of which a total of 10,809 people have been recovered from the COVID-19 mutant in the island.

A total of 230 individuals have died because of the deadly virus. Currently, there are a total of 685 active cases of COVID-19 on the island.

As of 29 May 2021, a total of 46,378 individuals have received their first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine in the Bahamas, which is around 11.9 per cent of the population where as a total of 8,659 people have received a second dose of their coronavirus vaccine and are fully vaccinated now which is around 2.2 per cent of the population of the Bahamas.

The Seafarer COVID-19 Welfare Survey has announced that according to the responses of the Seafarers, 87 per cent have yet not received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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