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50 People Attend ABIR’s Virtual Board Meeting

50 People Attend ABIR’s Virtual Board Meeting

The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] held its first virtual board meeting recently with more than 50 executives from member companies participating in the web-enabled meeting. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s leading insurers and reinsurers are meeting clients’ needs globally and demonstrating robust “operational... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested For Breaching Regulations

Driver Arrested For Breaching Regulations

The police have again arrested someone for allegedly violating the violating the curfew regulations, and also said that two people who were apparently out running at 2.20am this morning will receive a ”summons to appear before the courts.” A police spokesperson said, “At around 10:30pm on Wednesday 8th April, police officers observed... Read more of this article

Covering/Mask Required At Harrington Hundreds

Covering/Mask Required At Harrington Hundreds

In an effort to help stop the spread of Covid-19, Harrington Hundreds Supermarket is permitting entry to customers only if they are wearing a mask or other suitable face covering. A spokesperson from Harrington Hundreds Supermarket said, “All customers will only be allowed entry if they are wearing a mask or other similar suitable face covering.... Read more of this article

‘Enjoy Good Friday In Keeping With Regulations’

‘Enjoy Good Friday In Keeping With Regulations’

[Updated] “Fly your kite in your own yard and enjoy the day at home in keeping with the regulations that govern our shelter in place at this time,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, adding that “any kite that gets lost or goes down, must be abandoned.” The Minister’s comments come as the island prepares to celebrate... Read more of this article

Modeling: Worst Case Scenario Of 700 Deaths

Modeling: Worst Case Scenario Of 700 Deaths

Modelling numbers suggest that in a worst case scenario over 700 Bermudians could die from this virus, Premier David Burt said as he issued a stark warning about the potential impact of Covid-19. Speaking at last night’s press briefing, the Premier said, “There is in some cases a clear inability to appreciate the gravity of this situation. “Let... Read more of this article

Updates: Covid-19 On Thursday, April 9th

Updates: Covid-19 On Thursday, April 9th

[Updating] As the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to affect countries around the globe with over 75,000 deaths worldwide, Bermuda is taking strict measures, having declared a State of Emergency and directing residents to ‘Shelter In Place’ for two weeks. Sadly the island has now recorded three Covid-19 related deaths, and everyone... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Closed For Good Friday & Easter

MarketPlace Closed For Good Friday & Easter

MarketPlace stores will be open from 7.00am to 7.00pm up to and including Saturday, April 11, with the stores closing on Good Friday [April 10] and Easter Sunday [April 12] according to a graphic posted by the company.As the island and world deals with the Covid-19 pandemic, we are doing our best to provide timely and accurate information, and you... Read more of this article

Minister: Checkpoints, Quarantine, Shelter, More

Minister: Checkpoints, Quarantine, Shelter, More

This evening the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines provided an update during the daily Covid-19 press briefing, speaking about  the Community Advisory Check Points, Department of Correction facilities, the Government shelter, the Government Quarantine locations and restricted guidelines regarding kite flying on Good Friday. Minister Caines... Read more of this article

Govt Confirm Another Covid-19 Related Death

Govt Confirm Another Covid-19 Related Death

[Updated] The Government is holding a press conference this evening [April 8] 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. Another Death Update 6.45pm: Speaking at the press conference just now, the Premier said: “Today the Government... Read more of this article

BHB Explains Lamb Foggo Temporary Closure

BHB Explains Lamb Foggo Temporary Closure

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] provided some further details on the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre temporary closure, explaining why the decision was made, with the island’s medical community in full preparation mode due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has provided a further update on its announcement... Read more of this article

Face Shield Masks For MarketPlace Staff

Face Shield Masks For MarketPlace Staff

The MarketPlace is equipping its associates with “protective face shield masks for their safety and the safety of customers during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.” In an online post, The MarketPlace posted the photo below, saying, “Our associates are on the front line and their health and safety is our highest priority. Our teams, particularly... Read more of this article

BHB: 30 Rooms Converted To Negative Pressure

BHB: 30 Rooms Converted To Negative Pressure

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today announced that all 30 rooms of the Ace Barber Unit in the Acute Care Wing of King Edward VII Memorial Hospital have been converted to negative pressure rooms, adding that this “upgrade dramatically decreases the possibility of infection spreading on the ward.” “Creating a negative pressure within... Read more of this article

GSP Partner With Sargasso Sea To Help Families

GSP Partner With Sargasso Sea To Help Families

Gina Spence Productions [GSP] is partnering with delivery company Sargasso Sea to help families during the Covid-19 pandemic. Ms. Spence said, “We understand the importance of ensuring that basic needs of children and families are meet especially during the coronavirus pandemic. These are extremely difficult times; many of our families are working... Read more of this article