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Video: Jan 16th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Jan 16th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Thermal detection monitors at hospital entrances, seagrass restoration project donors thanked, so far 5000 residents have registered to get vaccine, Premier visits Bermuda Society of Arts, UK court rules that insurers must make payments, get Restaurant Weeks special offers delivered and three new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Bermuda are some of the... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Covid Results, Regulations & More

Live Updates: Covid Results, Regulations & More

[Updating] With Covid-19 cases escalating to over 650 total to date, vaccinations now underway, and frequent developments such a curfew, closure of all indoor bars/clubs and much more, we are returning to the live updating format to ensure we provide timely updates and a quick summary of the latest developments always accessible.We will still post... Read more of this article

Covid: 3 New Positive Cases, 75 Currently Active

Covid: 3 New Positive Cases, 75 Currently Active

There were 643 test results received and three were positive for Covid-19 — one imported, one local transmission with known contact and one under investigation — so Bermuda has had 670 total confirmed cases to date, with 75 currently active. A Government spokesperson said, “There were 643 test results received by the Ministry of Health... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Jan 15 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 15 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30... Read more of this article

UK Court Rules Insurers Must Make Payments

UK Court Rules Insurers Must Make Payments

Small businesses won the right to insurance payouts after Britain’s highest court ruled many policies should cover losses caused by coronavirus lockdowns, with the UK Court dismissing appeals by the insurers, some of which have operations in Bermuda. This is according to a report from Reuters, which said, “Small businesses, from restaurants to... Read more of this article

BEDC To Host Sequel To ‘The Next Big Thing’

BEDC To Host Sequel To ‘The Next Big Thing’

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] will be hosting a virtual seminar entitled “The Next Big Thing – A Follow Up, One Year Later” on Thursday [Jan 21], with panellists set to include Premier David Burt, Marico Thomas, Karen Franks, Neville Grant, Nhuri Bashir and Tulani Bulford. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Economic... Read more of this article

Thermal Detection Monitors At Hospital Entrances

Thermal Detection Monitors At Hospital Entrances

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Hospitals Board has thermal detection monitors at their entrances; and if your temperature is too high, a recording announces that your access is denied and a red light flashes, and if you are wearing a mask and do not have a fever, the monitor will display your temperature and sound a message giving you permission... Read more of this article

Seagrass Restoration Project Donors Thanked

Seagrass Restoration Project Donors Thanked

The Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] have extended their thanks for the “generous donations received from the public to assist with the seagrass restoration project.” A Government spokesperson said, “DENR initiated a seagrass restoration project in June 2020 which... Read more of this article

Videos: Historic Land Losses Commission

Videos: Historic Land Losses Commission

[Updated] The Government of Bermuda is holding another hearing today [Jan 15] on the “commission to review the question of historic losses of land in Bermuda,” and you can tune in and watch live below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 1-hour & 8-minute replay is belowUpdate: Part II | The live broadcast has concluded and the... Read more of this article

BTA: Maximizing London Connection Potential

BTA: Maximizing London Connection Potential

“Our analysis suggests this move of airports will help accelerate the tourism recovery for Bermuda,” Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] Interim CEO Glenn Jones said in reference to British Airways switching from Gatwick to Heathrow. In an email sent out to stakeholders, Mr. Jones said, “The pandemic-induced chaos still turning the travel... Read more of this article

Video: Jan 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Jan 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Virtual School Open Houses now require registration due to two ‘incidents’ involving someone showing ‘obscene photos’, Hailey Barbosa wins BSoA Bursary Award, St. John Ambulance promote Jeffrey Borges to Commissioner, planning system upgrade set for January 15, St. Regis Resort appoints Stephani Lacey, HSBC Church Street to reopen... Read more of this article

School Open Houses Now Require Registration

School Open Houses Now Require Registration

Attendees at ongoing Bermuda Public Schools Open House events “are now required to register online as part of strengthened security protocols,” the Government said this evening. A Government spokesperson said, “Due to incidents at two of the events, Commissioner of Education, Kalmar Richards has decided to institute a registration... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Jan 14 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 14 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30... Read more of this article