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Canada To End Covid Travel Requirements

Canada To End Covid Travel Requirements

The Government of Canada announced the “removal of all Covid-19 entry restrictions, as well as testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements for anyone entering Canada, effective October 1, 2022.” The official website said, “The removal of border measures has been facilitated by a number of factors, including modelling that indicates... Read more of this article

Public Health Emergency Will End In November

Public Health Emergency Will End In November

The Government “will table a final extension to the Public Health Emergency to end on November 30th” and “will not seek an extension of the public health emergency beyond the end of November.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Health, Kim Wilson, JP, MP, today announced that on Friday, September 30 in the... Read more of this article

Over 5,500 Vaccine Doses Arrive In Bermuda

Over 5,500 Vaccine Doses Arrive In Bermuda

“Upwards of 5,500 doses arrived on today’s British Airways flight from London,” the Government announced, adding that “the latest shipment of vaccines includes: Pfizer-BioNTech original Adult formulation, Moderna Bivalent and Pfizer-BioNTech paediatric.” Minister of Health Kim Wilson stated, “The Bermuda Government is... Read more of this article

Covid: 45 Positive, 52 Active, 6 In Hospital

Covid: 45 Positive, 52 Active, 6 In Hospital

The Ministry received 3,007 test results — spanning 7 days — and 45 were positive, so there are now 52 known active cases, of which 6 people are in hospital. A Government spokesperson said, “Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 3007 test results, and 45 were positive for the coronavirus, giving a test positivity rate of 1%. “These... Read more of this article

Covid: 58 Positive, 69 Active, 8 In Hospital

Covid: 58 Positive, 69 Active, 8 In Hospital

The Ministry received 7,334 test results — spanning 7 days — and 58 were positive, so there are now 69 known active cases, of which 8 people are in hospital. A Government spokesperson said, “Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 7334 test results, and 58 were positive for the coronavirus, giving a test positivity rate of 1%. “These... Read more of this article

Govt: Back To School Pre-Return Testing Update

Govt: Back To School Pre-Return Testing Update

The Ministry and Department of Education said they “would like to remind parents and students that pre-return COVID testing commences today,” adding that “negative results dated between September 9-11, 2022 are required to allow for in-class learning on September 12th, 2022.” Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said, “The... Read more of this article

Covid: 106 Positive, 122 Active, 6 In Hospital

Covid: 106 Positive, 122 Active, 6 In Hospital

The Ministry received 4,574 test results — spanning 7 days — and 106 were positive, so there are now 122 known active cases, of which 6 people are in hospital. A Government spokesperson said, “Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 4574 test results, and 106 were positive for the coronavirus, giving a test positivity rate of 2%. “These... Read more of this article

Covid: 128 Positive, 141 Active, 7 In Hospital

Covid: 128 Positive, 141 Active, 7 In Hospital

The Ministry received 5,011 test results — spanning 7 days — and 128 were positive, so there are now 141 known active cases, of which 7 people are in hospital. A Government spokesperson said, “Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 5,011 test results, and 128 were positive for the coronavirus, giving a test positivity rate of... Read more of this article

1170 Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine Available

1170 Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine Available

There are currently 1170 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine available, the Ministry of Health announced. A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health is pleased to announce that there are currently 1170 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine available. The original expiration date was June 2022. However, the manufacturer has extended the shelf... Read more of this article

Moderna Sues Pfizer & BioNTech Over Vaccine

Moderna Sues Pfizer & BioNTech Over Vaccine

Moderna has commenced legal action againsy Pfizer and BioNTech, alleging that their Covid vaccine copied its technology. The New York Times reported, “Moderna on Friday sued Pfizer and BioNTech, alleging that their Covid vaccine copied its groundbreaking technology. “Moderna said in a statement that Pfizer and BioNTech infringed on patents filed... Read more of this article

Covid: 109 Positive, 121 Active, 5 In Hospital

Covid: 109 Positive, 121 Active, 5 In Hospital

The Ministry received 4,023 test results — spanning 7 days — and 109 were positive, so there are now 121 known active cases, of which 5 people are in hospital. A Government spokesperson said, “Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 4023 test results, and 109 were positive for the coronavirus, giving a test positivity rate of 3%. “These... Read more of this article

Cayman Islands To End Covid Travel Policies

Cayman Islands To End Covid Travel Policies

The Cayman Islands is making changes to their travel policies, allowing travelers “without the need of any additional documents or health-related steps.” The Cayman Islands website said, “Effective August 24, 2022, all travelers—vaccinated and unvaccinated—are permitted to enter the Cayman Islands without the need of any additional... Read more of this article

Dunkley: “It’s Time For The TA To Be Eliminated”

Dunkley: “It’s Time For The TA To Be Eliminated”

“It’s time for the Travel Authorization Form [TA] to be eliminated,” OBA MP Michael Dunkley said, asking “how can the Government not see that this form is now outdated and unnecessary?” Mr. Dunkley — who is the Shadow Health Minister — said, “When will the TA be eliminated? It’s time!  The One Bermuda Alliance... Read more of this article