Covid: 3 New Cases, 17 Active, 0 In Hospital

July 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

There were 6535 test results received — spanning three days of testing — and three were positive for Covid-19, with two cases classified as imported, while one is classified as under investigation.

A Government spokesperson said, “There were 6535 test results received by the Ministry of Health since the last update, and three were positive for Covid-19, giving a test positivity rate of 0.05%.

“These results are from testing done on:

  • “Monday, July 19: 0 positive out of 2206 results [0.0% positivity]
  • “Tuesday, July 20: 2 positive out of 2127 results [0.09% positivity]
  • “Wednesday, July 21: 1 positive out of 2202 results [0.05% positivity]

“2 of the new cases are classified as imported with details as follows:

  • “1 resident who arrived on Delta Airline dl 584 from Atlanta on 16 July 2021 and tested positive on their day 4 test
  • “1 resident who arrived on British Airways BA 159 from London on 13 July 2021 and tested positive on their day 8 test

“The additional new case is classified as under investigation. This case is among a resident with no currently identified link to other known cases or history of travel in the past 14 days.

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“Additionally, there was one [1] recovery and 0 deaths.

“There are currently 17 active cases, of which;

  • 17 are under public health monitoring and;
  • Zero are in the hospital.

“Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 2538 total confirmed cases of Covid-19; out of those, 2488 persons have recovered, and sadly, there were 33 Covid-related deaths.

“The source of all cases is as follows:

  • 340 are Imported
  • 2196 are classified as local transmission of which:
    • 1699 are Local transmission with known contact/source and
    • 497 are Local transmission with an unknown contact/source
  • 2 are Under Investigation

“For information regarding age distributions, please refer to https://www.gov.bm/coronavirus-Covid19-update

“As investigations proceed, transmission categories may change. The seven-day average of our real time reproduction number is less than 1. Bermuda’s current WHO country status remains “Sporadic Cases”.

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You can find more information on the links below and also on our dedicated website BermudaCovid.com, which is the most comprehensive resource and historic record available of Bermuda’s handling of the pandemic.

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