Covid-19: 2,643 Test Results, Three Positive

October 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

There were 2,643 test results received and three were positive for Covid-19 — all three having been imported, one each from the UK, USA and Canada — so Bermuda now has a total of 9 active cases.

A Government spokesperson said, “Between October 23, 24 and 25, there were 2,643 test results received by the Ministry of Health and three were positive for COVID-19. These cases are classified as imported and arrived on the following flights:

  • 1. asymptomatic resident arrived on October 14th via Jet Blue [B61731] from JFK and tested positive on their day 8 test
  • 2. non-resident arrived October 22nd via British Airways [BA2233] and was tested due to becoming symptomatic
  • 3. asymptomatic resident arrived October 16th via Air Canada [AC942] from Toronto who tested positive on their day 8 test.

“Case isolation and contact tracing has begun.

“Bermuda now has 193 total confirmed positive cases. Their status is as follows:

  • there are 9 active cases, who are
  • all under public health monitoring, and
  • none are hospitalized or in critical care;
  • a total of 175 have recovered, and
  • the total deceased remains 9.

“The average age of all of our confirmed positive cases is 55 and the age range of all of our positive cases is from 7 to 101 years.

“The average age of all deceased cases is 74 and the age range is 57 to 91 years.

“The source of all local cases is as follows:

  • 82 are Imported
  • 90 are Local transmission, with known contact
  • 21 are Local transmission with an unknown contact, and
  • none are under investigation

“Bermuda’s country status is ‘Sporadic Cases’. The seven-day average of our real time reproduction number is less than 1.”

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