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Live Video: Govt Confirm Two Covid-19 Deaths

Live Video: Govt Confirm Two Covid-19 Deaths

[Updated] The Government is holding a press conference this evening [April 6] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below, and you can follow our live updates here. 6.03pm: It is with great sadness we report that Bermuda has recorded our first Covid related deaths. The Premier... Read more of this article

Audio: House Of Assembly Emergency Session

Audio: House Of Assembly Emergency Session

[Updated] During an emergency session held this morning — with social distancing in place — the House of Assembly approved the extension of the State of Emergency until April 18th. The Government had already indicated that it would last until April 18th, however it had to be formally done via Parliament This Parliamentary session followed... Read more of this article

Minister: Last Name System For Going To Stores

Minister: Last Name System For Going To Stores

[Updated] “Grocery stores, pharmacy and gas station visits will be done on specific days according to your surname,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, with some shopping on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; while others will be Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, with Sundays reserved for seniors. Speaking at this evening’s... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

[Updated] The Government is holding a press conference this evening [April 3] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below, and you can follow our live updates here.Update 7.36pm Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, “As we enter into the next 14 days, I want to echo the... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Unemployment Benefit Update

Video: Minister Unemployment Benefit Update

1,142 applicants were processed for payment yesterday and those funds should be in their accounts today and the Ministry anticipate processing more than another 400 today, the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo said as she provided an update regarding the unemployment benefit. Minister Foggo said, “Good Day: I am pleased... Read more of this article

Minister Rabain Updates On Public Education

Minister Rabain Updates On Public Education

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain provided an update on the public education system, spanning what to expect during the weeks of April 6th and 13th. Minister Rabain said, “I will share information with our education family and the community, concerning what is expected for students, and school staff during the weeks of April 6th and 13th, 2020.“I... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner’s ‘Monthly Roundup’

Information Commissioner’s ‘Monthly Roundup’

The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] has released the first edition of its ‘Monthly Roundup’ for 2020. The issue includes information on recent ICO decisions, case statistics, the ICO’s quarterly briefing, and more. The ICO said, “The Information Commissioner’s Office welcomes you to our first issue of our Monthly Roundup... Read more of this article

Video: Three New Covid-19 Cases, Total Of 35

Video: Three New Covid-19 Cases, Total Of 35

[Updated] The Government is holding a press conference this evening [April 2] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below, and you can follow our live updates here. Update: We will update with the full statement, and in the meantime, the Premier confirmed that there are three... Read more of this article

Residents Must ‘Shelter In Place’ For 14 Days

Residents Must ‘Shelter In Place’ For 14 Days

[Updated] The Premier has asked the Governor to “declare a state of emergency for Bermuda based on what is now necessary to intensify the fight against this virus,” and to “direct that Bermuda’s residents must ‘shelter in place’ for a period of 14 days. “The existing curfew hours of 8pm to 6am have been renewed for a further... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

[Updated] The Government is holding a press conference this evening [April 1] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below, and you can follow our live updates here. Part IPart IIUpdate 9.32pm: Premier David Burt said, “Good afternoon, to the listening and watching public. “Today... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Curfew To Be Extended For 3 Days

Covid-19: Curfew To Be Extended For 3 Days

Premier David Burt confirmed that the curfew, which was first imposed on Sunday [March 29], will be extended for a further three days from Wednesday, April 1 to Friday, April 3, from 8pm until 6am the following day.Yesterday the Premier said, “The Cabinet, however, has decided that the curfew that went into effect on Sunday, and is scheduled to... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Education, Child Care

Minister Updates On Education, Child Care

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain provided an update on remote learning in our public schools, exams as well as the plans to offer child care for essential services workers. Speaking at this evening’s press briefing, Ministry of Education Diallo Rabain said, “Good Evening. I would like to begin my update by first thanking our school Leaders... Read more of this article

OBA Urge Landlords To Help As Much As Can

OBA Urge Landlords To Help As Much As Can

“I am being contacted several times a day by people who rent homes or business space who are desperate for help as their landlords are not prepared to reduce rent,” OBA Leader Craig Cannonier said. Mr. Cannonier said, “This is totally unacceptable, especially when you consider two things – the banks have granted a three-month mortgage break... Read more of this article