The primary minister of the Bahamas introduced a series of coronavirus-related limitations Sunday, like a ban on most international flights, as the amount of scenarios in the Caribbean country surges.
“Our present situation requires decisive motion if we are to prevent remaining overrun and defeated by this virus,” Primary Minister Hubert Minnis claimed in a national tackle. “We can’t let our hospitals to be overrun.”
Minnis said the range of conditions had just about tripled considering the fact that the Bahamas commenced reopening its borders July 1. The whole amount of circumstances experienced risen to 153, he claimed, with most of the new situations showing up on a person of the country’s greatest islands, Grand Bahama.
Many of the new situations have been traced to citizens returning to the Bahamas, he claimed.
Canada, the United Kingdom and the European Union will be authorized to send out industrial flights without the need of travellers to the country of virtually 400,000 to decide on up guests and return them to their household countries, he mentioned. The evaluate will go into impact Wednesday.
Personal yachts and flights will even now be allowed to enter, despite the fact that the Bahamas’ airline, Bahamasair, will be banned from traveling to the United States, Minnis said.
Minnis declared the closure of beach locations and parks and a nightly curfew on Grand Bahama. Returning people who won’t be able to existing detrimental examination success for immigration officers will have to endure necessary two-week quarantines, he stated.