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St. George’s Prep School Quarantine Lifted

St. George’s Prep School Quarantine Lifted

“The Chief Medical Officer has instructed that the students, families, teachers, and staff of St. George’s Prep Primary may be released from quarantine and resume normal activities,” the Ministry said this evening. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Education provided the following update regarding St. George’s... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: MarketPlace Christmas Parade

Photos & Video: MarketPlace Christmas Parade

[Updated] The annual MarketPlace Christmas Parade is taking place his evening [Nov 29] — traveling from Shelly Bay to Heron Bay — with the long route designed to allow people to practice social distancing while watching the parade, with the company previously urging people not to gather in large groups to watch. In describing the route, the company... Read more of this article

Minister On Horseshoe Beach Café Lease Tender

Minister On Horseshoe Beach Café Lease Tender

Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch delivered a statement on the House of Assembly about the new operators of the Horseshoe Bay Beach Concession, explaining some of the background behind the selection process. The Minister — who had previously announced the team selected at a press conference, told Parliament, ”I’d like to give... Read more of this article

Southside Testing Facility Is Booked For Today

Southside Testing Facility Is Booked For Today

The Southside testing facility is booked to capacity for today [Nov 29] and unable to accommodate walk-ins, however people are invited to book other testing spots available in the coming days. In an online post this morning, the Government said, “Southside testing facility is booked to capacity for today and therefore unable to accommodate walk-ins.... Read more of this article

Videos: Rugby Unstoppables Feature Bermuda

Videos: Rugby Unstoppables Feature Bermuda

Bermuda women’s rugby have been featured front and centre as part of World Rugby’s ‘Unstoppable’ campaign. The campaign, launched in 2019, centres around bringing attention to the women’s contact game. Unions around the world are creating their own campaigns, featuring unstoppable women. Rugby Americas North [RAN], Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Christmas Parade This Evening

MarketPlace Christmas Parade This Evening

The annual MarketPlace Christmas Parade is set to take place starting at 5.00pm this evening [Nov 29] — traveling from Shelly Bay, through Hamilton, then to Heron Bay — and everyone is urged to enjoy the parade while practicing social distancing. The MarketPlace posted the graphic below online, which states: “We look forward to seeing... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Nov 29th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Nov 29th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

While this week overall has not been the greatest — with a significant increase in Covid-19 cases — there is still plenty of good news to celebrate, including Walkers Bermuda welcoming Malacia Madden, the Bermuda Boys’ and Church Girls’ Brigades donating $3,000 to The Family Centre, Jonathan Marc Boden and Kayley Gibbons winning... Read more of this article

Dellwood Remote Learning To Start On Dec 2

Dellwood Remote Learning To Start On Dec 2

The remote learning programme for Dellwood Middle School will begin on Wednesday, December 2nd, the Ministry said this evening. This follows after the Ministry of Education made the decision to temporarily stop in-person classes at Dellwood after two members of Dellwood staff tested positive for Covid-19. A Government spokesperson said, “Following... Read more of this article

Four More Positive Covid-19 Cases, 29 Active

Four More Positive Covid-19 Cases, 29 Active

There have been four more positive Covid-19 cases — two are classified as local transmission with known contact and two under investigation — and there are now 29 active cases, with one person hospitalized.A Government spokesperson said, “There were 640 test results received by the Ministry of Health yesterday [27 November 2020], and... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Lighting Of City’s Christmas Tree

Photos & Video: Lighting Of City’s Christmas Tree

The City of Hamilton held their Rockin’ Around the City Tree event last night [Nov 27], inviting the public to stop by City Hall to “join Santa for some free festive and socially distanced photo ops.” The event also saw musical performances, the lighting of the Christmas tree, and the City make a $5,000 donation to Tomorrow’s Voices –... Read more of this article

Ministry Extend Covid-19 Testing Schedule

Ministry Extend Covid-19 Testing Schedule

Due to “an increase in positive cases and demand for testing,” the Covid-19 testing schedule has been extended, the Ministry of Health said. A Government spokesperson said, “Testing was previously to take place on Saturday at the Shelly Bay Market Place from 12pm until 4pm; it will now be extended by three hours to 10am to 5pm. “An... Read more of this article

Video: Nov 28th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 28th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Five new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Bermuda, two Dellwood staff members test positive so in person classes are now suspended, the Beach venue on Front Street temporarily closes after staffer test positive, modifications due to increase in cases, Ministry plan to provide mobile devices for each school level, eleven graduate from development programme,... Read more of this article

Two Dellwood Staff Members Test Positive

Two Dellwood Staff Members Test Positive

The Ministry of Education confirmed that two members of Dellwood Middle School staff have tested positive for Covid-19, and they have “made the decision to temporarily stop in-person classes” at Dellwood. In a new statement issued just after 10pm this evening, the Government said, “Earlier today, the Ministry of Education confirmed... Read more of this article