There is a 29 per cent decrease in the number of new cases of COVID-19 reported in The Bahamas fell 29 per cent last week.
One hundred eighty-seven new cases were reported last week in the Bahamas, whereas 259 cases were recorded the week before.
According to data from the Bahamas’ Ministry of Health, a 42 per cent decline was seen in the number of cases last week in New Providence.
Fifty-five cases were recorded during the last week in New Providence, whereas 95 cases were recorded a week ago.
The data shows a 54 per cent drop over the 250 cases recorded in the country between October 25 and 31.
Also, a 54 per cent decline compared to the 544 cases confirmed between October 18 and 24, and a seven per cent decline in cases over the 586 new cases of the virus confirmed between 11 and October 17.
New Providence, has had 5,460 cases so far.
Grand Bahama also saw a decline in the number of cases last week.
It is noteworthy that this is the first week in this month which saw a decline in the number of cases after a rapid climb in the number of COVID-19 cases during the first two weeks of this month.
Grand Bahama recorded 79 cases of the virus last week.
The number of cases shows a 20 per cent decline in the number of cases compared to the last week.
It is unclear what led to the rise in cases on Grand Bahama or what caused the decrease in the cases last week.
Sharon Williams, Grand Bahama Health Services Administrator, requested the Grand Bahamians to adhere to all health guidelines and said that the number of cases was low in the Bahamas in the weeks before.
The island also imposed a two-week lockdown on August 3.