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Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

This past weekend saw the Government confirm two more Covid related deaths, the police hold a minute of silence as Prince Philip’s funeral began, Zeiko Lewis named as one of the USL Championship’s “Top Five Attacking Midfielders and more. Links to our weekend coverage are below, click to view more.News/Misc:Health Minister Confirms Covid... Read more of this article

Education Ministry On Checkpoint Assessments

Education Ministry On Checkpoint Assessments

“We can confirm that due to the current position of our island in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided not to administer the Cambridge Checkpoint assessments,” the Ministry of Education said this evening. Checkpoint Assessments A Government spokesperson said, “There have been mixed reactions from stakeholders about administering... Read more of this article

Minister Confirms Another Covid Related Death

Minister Confirms Another Covid Related Death

The Minister of Health Kim Wilson today advised that “sadly, Bermuda has experienced another Covid-19 related death this weekend. This brings the total number of Covid-19 deaths in Bermuda to 19.” The Minister of Health stated, “I extend my heartfelt condolences and prayers for support to the family and friends of the person who has died.... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dennis Joaquin’s New Art Mural

Photos & Video: Dennis Joaquin’s New Art Mural

Dennis Joaquin has created another beautiful mural, this time an animal themed artistic creation he called the ‘Savanna.’ Mr Joaquin – who created an underwater mural on the wall surrounding his home in Warwick during the lockdown last year — told Bernews that the mural “has occupied my time during this lockdown”... Read more of this article

Premier Attends Emergency Caricom Meeting

Premier Attends Emergency Caricom Meeting

Heads of Government from Caricom nations — including Premier David Burt – held a special virtual emergency meeting to discuss the situation in St Vincent and the Grenadines caused by the volcanic eruptions. A statement from Caricom said, “Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community [Caricom] met in Special Emergency session on... Read more of this article

Lewis Named In ‘Top Five Attacking Midfielders’

Lewis Named In ‘Top Five Attacking Midfielders’

Zeiko Lewis has been named as one of the USL Championship’s “Top Five Attacking Midfielders.” In describing the Bermudian footballer, the USL said, “There have been numerous key performers for the Charleston Battery over the past two seasons, but the influence Lewis has had on the team in the attacking third while driving to... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday April 18th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday April 18th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Leonard Williams was named one of Destinations International’s ’30 Under 30,’ ZipX donated $10,000 to BHB’s Vaccination Clinic, Halle Teart made the Dean’s List of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, NYT magazine featured Shiona Turini, and Robin Stempel earned two qualifying scores were all some of the positive news... Read more of this article

Updates/Summary: Tests, Vaccine, Stay At Home

Updates/Summary: Tests, Vaccine, Stay At Home

[Updating] With Covid-19 cases escalating to over 2100 total to date, vaccinations now underway, and a ‘Stay at Home’ order now in effect, Bernews is providing live updates to ensure we provide timely updates and a quick summary of the latest developments always accessible.We are still posting articles as normal however we are also providing... Read more of this article

63 New, 868 Active, 37 In Hospital, 7 In ICU

63 New, 868 Active, 37 In Hospital, 7 In ICU

The Ministry received 1357 test results and 63 were positive — one classified as imported, 28 as local transmission with known contact and 34 as under investigation — so there are now 868 active cases, of which 37 people are in hospital with 7 in ICU. Sadly, the Government has also confirmed that “Bermuda has experienced another Covid-19... Read more of this article

Minister Confirms Another Covid Related Death

Minister Confirms Another Covid Related Death

The Government has now confirmed the sad news that “Bermuda has experienced another Covid-19 death,” which brings the total number of Covid-19 deaths in Bermuda to 18. In releasing tonight’s test results, Minister of Health Kim Wilson stated, “Sadly, Bermuda has experienced another Covid-19 death. This brings the total number of... Read more of this article

Video: Police Observe One-Minute Silence

Video: Police Observe One-Minute Silence

The Bermuda Police Service gathered at the front of the Hamilton Police Station today [April 17] to observe a minute of silence at the start of the funeral for His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. The Duke of Edinburgh was laid to rest today following a funeral at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, the BBC reported. The... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Closes “To Enable A Deep Clean”

Lamb Foggo Closes “To Enable A Deep Clean”

The Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre will not be open for the rest of this weekend to “enable a deep clean following a Covid-19 case in the facility,” BHB said today. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board today advises that the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre will not be open for the rest of this weekend. The closure is to enable a... Read more of this article

Police Remind Public Of Stay At Home Order

Police Remind Public Of Stay At Home Order

Noting they have received “reports of individuals on beaches at public parks and generally out and about,” the police have reminded the public that the changes to the regulations do not come into effect until Tuesday. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service has been receiving reports of individuals on beaches at public... Read more of this article