The U.S. Habitats for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Branch of State are prompting Americans not to make a trip to the Bahamas as of Aug. 23, because of COVID-19.
Both have given Level 4 tourism warnings: The State Department has updated its tourism warning to Level 4: Do Not Travel while the CDC has raised its tourism warning to Level 4: Very High.
“Stay away from movement to the Bahamas,” says the CDC. “On the off chance that you should make a trip to the Bahamas, ensure you are completely immunized before movement. Due to the current circumstance in the Bahamas, even completely immunized explorers might be in danger of getting and spreading COVID-19 variations.”
As of Monday, Aug. 23, there were 150 new affirmed instances of COVID-19 in the Bahamas, down from a little more than 100 every week prior on Aug. 16, as indicated by information from the World Health Organization. Reuters reports that the Bahamas is averaging right around 100 new cases day by day.
On May 1, the Bahamas invited back completely immunized guests, excluding them from testing prerequisites.