North Andros, Central Andros and Cat Island lockdown extended additional week to Monday 14 June

North Andros, Central Andros and Cat Island will remain under lockdown for an additional seven days, until 5am Monday, 14 June 2021.

In accordance with the Emergency Powers (COVID 19 Pandemic) (Management and Recovery) (North Andros, Central Andros and Cat Island Lockdown) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order, 2021, released today, the lockdown has been extended from 14 days to 21 days.

North Andros, Central Andros and Cat Island were placed under a lockdown on 24 May 2021 to slow and control the spread of the COVID-19 virus in those communities.

Residents of Andros should note that under the most recent amendment to the Order, harvesting of crabs is permitted between 8pm and 5am or as otherwise approved by the Royal Bahamas Police Officer in charge for North Andros or Central Andros.

Farmers on North Andros, Central Andros and Cat Island are permitted to attend their farm to water, tend and harvest between the hours of 5am and 9am.

To access the Emergency Powers (COVID 19 Pandemic) (Management and Recovery) (North Andros, Central Andros and Cat Island Lockdown) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order, 2021, visit opm.gov.bs.
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6 June 2021
Office of the Prime Minister
Commonwealth of The Bahamas
Contact: opmcommunications@bahamas.gov.bs
Website: www.opm.gov.bs