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Five people on Bimini test positive for coronavirus

The Nassau Guardian April 25, 2020

Jasper Ward

Five females on Bimini, including an 11-year-old and a 15-year-old, have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Ministry of Health.

The other patients are 37, 47 and 75.

The ministry said that none of the patients have recent histories of travel.

They are all isolated at home.

On Thursday, Health Minister Duane Sands said that 40 residents on Bimini would be tested for the virus by the end of the following day.

There are 78 confirmed cases of the virus in The Bahamas.

So far, 15 people have recovered and 11 people have died after contracting COVID-19.

The ministry said 792 people are quarantined.

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