On late Wednesday, Minnis said that the country had confirmed 21 cases of COVID-19.
He expressed condolences to the family and friends of the deceased person.
"We pray for the deceased and the individual's family members during this very difficult time," Minnis added.
The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11. To date, more than 932,000 people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 46,000 fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.