Covid-19: 834 Test Results, Two Positive

November 6, 2020 | 1 Comment

There were 834 test results received yesterday and two were positive for Covid-19 — which “are classified as imported having arrived together on BA 2233 from London on October 27” — so Bermuda now has a total of 19 active cases.

A Government spokesperson said, “There were 834 test results received by the Ministry of Health yesterday [5 November 2020], and two were positive for COVID-19.

“These most recent cases are classified as imported having arrived together on BA 2233 from London on 27 October 2020. These cases are visitors who are asymptomatic, tested positive on their day 8 test and had negative pre-arrival tests, arrival tests and day 4 tests.

“There have now been ten cases from this flight and all additional passengers were placed under quarantine from 4 November 2020 through 10 November 2020.

“Bermuda now has 209 total confirmed positive cases. Their status is as follows:

  • there are 19 active cases [all imported, consisting of 7 visitors and 14 returning residents], who are
  • all under public health monitoring, and
  • none are hospitalized or in critical care;
  • a total of 181 have recovered, and
  • the total deceased remains 9.

“The average age of all of our confirmed positive cases is 55 years 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 years and the age range is 57 to 91 years.

“The source of all cases is as follows:

  • 98 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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  1. Jack Alowishous says:

    So, tell us this. They arrive with a pre travel negative, test again locally and still negative after day 4 of arrival. Now they are allowed to roam and mingle? then on the 8th day they test positive? Who else have these persons come into contact with? This is going to get completely out of control. Thank God BA will suspend flights from Nov 11th for a month. Mean while, in the land of the Brave numbers are soaring which Im sure will find its way to our shores. CLOSE THE DAMM AIRPORT. I know it could greatly effect our economy but what other choice do we have if these results turn positive days or a week after they arrive?

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