Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Indigenous Peoples, Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: State
Lead People/Agency: Bahamas Ministry of Health
Overview: Emergency Powers (Covid-19 Pandemic)(Risk Management)(No.4)(Amendment)(No.10) Order, 2021: Bahamian residents may now travel between Bahamian islands without COVID testing; tourists may visit but must test within 5 days after arrival.
Full details here: https://opm.gov.bs/emergency-powers-covid-19-pandemicrisk-managementno-4amendmentno-10-order-2021/
Other links: 1
Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Newly reported cases dropped to 30 today; hospitalizations dropped to 3; positivity rate dropped to 5/1% so travel restrictions opened based on scientific evidence of reduction of disease effects.