Health ministry: COVID fatigue driving latest uptick

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Health ministry: COVID fatigue driving latest uptick

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Amid a continued increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in The Bahamas in recent weeks, Ministry of Health and Wellness Registrar Philip Swann said COVID fatigue appears to be driving the latest uptick.

“Basically, we think it is more related to COVID fatigue,” he said during an Office of the Prime Minister press conference.

“There are persons who are pushing for mask mandates to be removed and some of them are just going along the way and removing those mask mandates themselves.”

Swann’s comments came after several New Providence schools shut down campuses this week due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and exposures among staff and students.

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