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Covid-19: Over 33 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 33 Million Cases Worldwide

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to affect countries around the globe, the number of confirmed cases worldwide has now surpassed 33 million, with over 998,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States having the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. A BBC story said, “Volunteers from across the North East are being invited to join a... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 560 Test Results, None Were Positive

Covid-19: 560 Test Results, None Were Positive

There were 560 test results received today and none were positive for COVID-19, so the total of confirmed cases to date remains at 181, with 5 cases being active. A Government spokesperson said, “Today there were 560 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19. “Bermuda has had 181 total confirmed positive... Read more of this article

Liquor Establishment Hours Extended To 2am

Liquor Establishment Hours Extended To 2am

Hours for liquor licensed establishments will be extended from 12 midnight to 2am, the Government confirmed today. A Government spokesperson said, “At Tuesday’s Covid press conference, and in light of the current regulations expiring this weekend, changes to the public health regulations were announced. “It is correct that the hours for liquor... Read more of this article

Closed 8%, Open 59%, Reduced Hours 33%

Closed 8%, Open 59%, Reduced Hours 33%

8% of businesses in the City of Hamilton, North Hamilton, St. Georges and Dockyard are permanently closed, 59% are fully open and 33% are temporarily closed and/or operating on reduced hours. These were some of the key takeaways from the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce foot survey on the impact of COVID-19 on business in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “To... Read more of this article

Roban: FDM’s “Anti-Mask Position Is Dangerous”

Roban: FDM’s “Anti-Mask Position Is Dangerous”

“The FDM Party’s anti-mask position is dangerous and we must ensure that those who advocate against capable management of the coronavirus remain out of the House of Assembly,” the PLP said. A spokesperson said, “In an interview, FDM Leader Marc Bean rejected the scientific consensus and said that wearing masks does not help to stop... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 344 Test Results, None Were Positive

Covid-19: 344 Test Results, None Were Positive

There were 344 test results received today and none were positive for COVID-19, so Bermuda has 181 total confirmed positive cases to date, with 5 of the cases being active. A Government spokesperson said, “Today there were 344 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19. “Bermuda has had 181 total confirmed... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 32 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 32 Million Cases Worldwide

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to affect countries around the globe, the number of confirmed cases worldwide has now surpassed 32 million, with over 983,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States having the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. A BBC story said, “Coronavirus still poses a significant threat, but there are no vaccines... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 787 Test Results, None Were Positive

Covid-19: 787 Test Results, None Were Positive

There were 787 test results received today and none were positive for COVID-19, so the total of confirmed positive cases to date remains at 181, with 5 active cases, A Government spokesperson said, “Today there were 787 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19. “Bermuda has had 181 total confirmed... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 858 Test Results, None Were Positive

Covid-19: 858 Test Results, None Were Positive

There were 858 test results received today and none were positive for COVID-19, so the total of confirmed positive cases to date remains at 181, with 5 cases remaining active. A Government spokesperson said, “Today there were 858 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19. “Bermuda has had 181 total... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

The Government is holding a press conference this evening [Sept 22] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime, the live video is below.Update 7.56pm: Minister Kim Wilson’s full statement follows below: Today there were 1117 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and one was positive... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 31 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 31 Million Cases Worldwide

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to affect countries around the globe, the number of confirmed cases worldwide has now surpassed 31 million, with over 965,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States having the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. A BBC story said, “The UK has reached “a perilous turning point”, Prime... Read more of this article

Government: Covid-19 Testing For This Week

Government: Covid-19 Testing For This Week

The Government issued an advisory on the COVID-19 testing schedule for this week. A Government spokesperson said, “Please note the following update regarding COVID-19 testing for this week:“The COVID-19 hotline will re-open Tuesday 22nd September at 9am.“Perot testing facility will re-open Tuesday 22nd September at 10 am.“Persons... Read more of this article

Covid-19 Health Worker Profile: Sakina Usher

Covid-19 Health Worker Profile: Sakina Usher

The Bermuda Government is spotlighting some of the health professionals who have helped during the pandemic, with this profile highlighting Laboratory Supervisor Sakina Usher. Ms. Usher’s Covid-19 Health Profile says, “In the fight against Covid-19, 35-year-old Sakina Usher and her colleagues serve as an unseen but vital support system to medical... Read more of this article