STATEMENT| The Secretary to the Governor-General announces that the Office of the Governor-General will be closed from 22 February through 28 February 2021 due to exposure to COVID-19.
As a precautionary measure, Governor-General Sir Cornelius A. Smith was tested for COVID-19. The test result was negative, however, out of an abundance of caution, the Governor-General will self-quarantine.
Contact tracing is being carried out by the Ministry of Health Surveillance Unit and all established health protocols are being followed.
The Office of the Governor-General will re-open on Monday 1 March 2021.
21 February 2021
Office of the Governor-General
Commonwealth of The Bahamas