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Regiment Soldiers Still On Covid-19 Frontline

Regiment Soldiers Still On Covid-19 Frontline

The island’s soldiers continue to make a contribution to the campaign against Covid-19. The Royal Bermuda Regiment has been stood down from embodiment after the lockdown was stopped, however soldiers are still acting as Covid-19 marshals and helping to staff test stations and vaccination clinics at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and Bermuda... Read more of this article

Police: Over 100 People At Party, No Masks

Police: Over 100 People At Party, No Masks

Police attended the Botanical Gardens last night [March 5] after receiving reports that a large party was taking place, and according to the police “there were in excess of 100 persons at the event” and “no one was wearing masks and there was no social distancing.” A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 11:00pm on... Read more of this article

600 More Vaccines Administered For The Day

600 More Vaccines Administered For The Day

Following the public notice earlier this week that there were Covid-19 vaccine doses that needed to be used immediately, hundreds of residents responded, and health officials “administered about 600 more vaccines than was scheduled for the day.” In releasing last night’s test results, the Ministry said, “This past Wednesday,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Dietitians Launch New Campaign

Bermuda Dietitians Launch New Campaign

The Bermuda Dietitians Association has launched a new campaign ‘Choose Your Health, Eat Sustainably’ in time for National Nutrition Month, which aims to demonstrate how Bermudians can make essential changes for Bermuda’s health, and the planet. A spokesperson said, “A new campaign from the Bermuda Dietitians Association in time for... Read more of this article

Minister Wilson On Covid-19 Vaccine Progress

Minister Wilson On Covid-19 Vaccine Progress

“If you take into account just the percentage of the population which is eligible for the vaccine, i.e. persons more than 16yrs old, we have vaccinated 27% of the eligible population and immunised 16% of that population,” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said in the House of Assembly today [March 5]. The Minister said, “Currently, Bermuda... Read more of this article

New Registrar: Bermuda Psychologists Council

New Registrar: Bermuda Psychologists Council

The Bermuda Health Council advised that as the new Registrar for Bermuda Psychologists Council, they are “accepting all initial and renewal registration applications on behalf of the Bermuda Psychologists Council, effective immediately.” They said, “Please note:1] “The Health Council is the new Registrar to contact for initial... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 346 Test Results Received, 3 Positive

Covid-19: 346 Test Results Received, 3 Positive

The Ministry received 346 test results since the last update and three were positive for Covid-19 — all classified as imported — so the island currently has 22 active cases.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 346 test results since the last update, and three [3] were positive for COVID-19. All... Read more of this article

BNV Video: Dr Brock, Dr Simons & Dr Warner

BNV Video: Dr Brock, Dr Simons & Dr Warner

Dr Malcolm Brock, Dr Renee Simons and Dr Wilbert Warner are joining Bernews this evening [March 4] for a special panel version of the Bernews News & Views series, with the trio set to discuss Covid-19 and vaccinations.As the island and world deals with the Covid-19 pandemic, we are doing our best to provide timely and accurate information, and... Read more of this article

10,530 More Vaccines To Arrive On BA Tonight

10,530 More Vaccines To Arrive On BA Tonight

10,530 more Covid-19 vaccines will be arriving on the British Airways flight this evening [March 4] officials have announced. A spokesperson said, “Government House is pleased to announce that 10,530 Pfizer vaccines and essential equipment will be arriving on the British Airways flight this evening, 4 March. “This brings the number of vaccinations... Read more of this article

Column: Vaccine Availability Around The Globe

Column: Vaccine Availability Around The Globe

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] As the global death toll due to the pandemic surpasses 2.5 million, stringent intellectual property rights are apparently severely limiting access for Covid vaccines to most people around the globe. India and South Africa are championing a campaign of vital global importance; addressing the relevant governing... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 115 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 115 Million Cases Worldwide

While vaccines are being administered internationally, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect countries around the globe, with the number of confirmed cases worldwide now surpassing 115 million, with over 2,561,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States continuing to have the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. A BBC story said, “India’s... Read more of this article

96 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In January

96 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In January

96 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre in January due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. According to the BHB, “Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] road traffic accident statistics for the month of January 2021 show that 96 cases were seen in the... Read more of this article

Updates/Summary: Covid Tests, Vaccine, Rules

Updates/Summary: Covid Tests, Vaccine, Rules

[Updating] With Covid-19 cases escalating to over 700 total to date, vaccinations now underway, and frequent developments we are providing live updates to ensure we provide timely updates and a quick summary of the latest developments always accessible.We will still post articles as normal but will provide updates here as well. For all our coverage... Read more of this article