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Soldiers Test Positive For Covid At Training Camp

Soldiers Test Positive For Covid At Training Camp

Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers attending a two week overseas training exercise at the US Marine Corps base in North Carolina tested positive for Covid, with the RBR noting that “everyone who tested positive while overseas was put into isolation.” A Regiment spokesperson said, “13 people on the trip were listed as positive for the... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy Out Of Ironman Championships

Dame Flora Duffy Out Of Ironman Championships

Dame Flora Duffy has withdrawn from the Ironman 70.3 North American Championship Chattanooga due to Covid. In a post on Instagram, the Olympic gold medalist said, “Well my race is over before it even started. Have been feeling slightly under the weather the last couple of days and decided I should do a Covid test to rule that out. Two positive tests... Read more of this article

‘We Must Reverse The Delays In Seeking Care’

‘We Must Reverse The Delays In Seeking Care’

“In Bermuda, a decline in annual health examinations and preventive care, which reduce the risk of disease, was also evident during this current pandemic,” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, adding that “we must reverse the delays in seeking care that may have become normalised over the past two years.” Speaking in the House... Read more of this article

132,650 Total Vaccinations, 74.4% Had 2 Doses

132,650 Total Vaccinations, 74.4% Had 2 Doses

As of May 14, Bermuda has administered a total of 132,650 vaccinations, 74.4% of the population has received two doses and 70.4% of those eligible for a booster have received it while 10.8% of those with a booster have received a second booster dose.In releasing the latest test results, a Government spokesperson said, “Since January 11, 2021,... Read more of this article

2 Deaths, 307 Positive, 360 Active, 5 In Hospital

2 Deaths, 307 Positive, 360 Active, 5 In Hospital

The Ministry received 9183 test results — spanning 7 days — and 307 were positive, so there are now 360 active cases, of which 5 people are in hospital, and the Ministry confirmed that the island has recorded two more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the total to 137 since the pandemic began in 2020.“I am sad to report that we had two coronavirus-related... Read more of this article

Somerset Pharmacy Offer Covid Vaccinations

Somerset Pharmacy Offer Covid Vaccinations

Somerset Pharmacy is now offering Covid vaccinations, with appointments available at the west end location on Tuesdays. A spokesperson said, “On Tuesday, May 17th, Somerset Pharmacy became the first pharmacy in Bermuda to offer Covid vaccinations. For now, Somerset Pharmacy is offering vaccinations on Tuesdays from 9:30-3:30pm by appointment.... Read more of this article

132,621 Total Vaccinations, 74.4% Had 2 Doses

132,621 Total Vaccinations, 74.4% Had 2 Doses

As of May 7, Bermuda has administered a total of 132,621 vaccinations, 74.4% of the population has received two doses and 70.7% of those eligible for a booster have received it while 10.8% of those with a booster have received a second booster dose.In releasing the latest test results, a Government spokesperson said, “Since January 11, 2021,... Read more of this article

1 Death, 303 Positive, 356 Active, 7 In Hospital

1 Death, 303 Positive, 356 Active, 7 In Hospital

The Ministry received 8805 test results — spanning 7 days — and 303 were positive, so there are now 356 active cases, of which 7 people are in hospital, and the Ministry confirmed that the island has recorded another coronavirus related death, bringing the total to 135 since the pandemic began.“I am saddened to report that we have had another... Read more of this article

132,453 Total Vaccinations, 74.3% Had 2 Doses

132,453 Total Vaccinations, 74.3% Had 2 Doses

As of April 29, Bermuda has administered a total of 132,453 vaccinations, 74.3% of the population has received two doses and 71.2% of those eligible for a booster have received it while 10.8% of those with a booster have received a second booster dose.In releasing the latest test results, a Government spokesperson said, “Since January 11, 2021,... Read more of this article

3 Deaths, 344 Positive, 409 Active, 7 In Hospital

3 Deaths, 344 Positive, 409 Active, 7 In Hospital

The Ministry received 8859 test results — spanning 7 days — and 344 were positive, so there are now 409 active cases, of which 7 people are in hospital, and the Ministry confirmed that the island has recorded three more coronavirus related deaths, bringing the total to 134 since the pandemic began.“I am sad to report that we had three coronavirus-related... Read more of this article

Crewman Suffering Complications Due To Covid

Crewman Suffering Complications Due To Covid

On Monday [May 2] a visiting sailboat with a person onboard who was Covid positive and suffering health complications was transferred to hospital following consultation with the Chief Medical Officer and the Department of Health. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Monday 2nd May, 8:28 pm – Bermuda Radio receives a VHF radio... Read more of this article

Dunkley: Listen To Public, End The TA Form

Dunkley: Listen To Public, End The TA Form

“It’s time that the Government listened to the what the travelling public is saying — do away with the Travel Authorisation [TA],”  Shadow Health Minister Michael Dunkley said. “There have been numerous complaints about delayed requests in obtaining the TA form. It has caused heightened anxiety and angst. “I have been repeatedly... Read more of this article

Vaccination Week In The Americas Events Held

Vaccination Week In The Americas Events Held

In partnership with the Pan American Health Organization [PAHO], Bermuda celebrated Vaccination Week in the Americas 2022 from April 25th to 29th,with a theme of ‘Are you up to date with your vaccinations? Get all your shots’A Government spokesperson said, “There were several activities to celebrate Vaccination Week in the Americas... Read more of this article