Hashtag: #AntigenTests

Argus & Customers Raise Nearly $20K For Charity

Argus & Customers Raise Nearly $20K For Charity

The Argus Group has raised nearly $20,000 for local charities with the help of its customers. A spokesperson said, “The funds raised were used to purchase 10,000 antigen test kits for the island’s 32 nonprofit organisations and were distributed throughout February. “Last November, Argus partnered with The Phoenix Stores for the community fundraiser... Read more of this article

CG Distributes More Than 75,000 Antigen Tests

CG Distributes More Than 75,000 Antigen Tests

CG Insurance has distributed more than 75,000 rapid antigen test kits free of charge since late October in an effort to help curb the spread of Covid-19 in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “The kits, which are authorised by the MHRA for use in the UK and approved by the Bermuda Government, offer a quick and easy way for people to test for the presence... Read more of this article

Arrivals: Day 10 Dropped, Day 4 To Be Antigen

Arrivals: Day 10 Dropped, Day 4 To Be Antigen

[Updated] The testing requirements for arriving passengers are set to change, with the day 10 test to be dropped, while the day 4 test will change from a PCR test to a verified antigen test. Speaking at yesterday’s [Jan 13] press conference, Health Minister Kim Wilson said, “Currently, returning residents and visitors conduct a pre-test, test on... Read more of this article

Genrui Antigen Test Removed From Approved List

Genrui Antigen Test Removed From Approved List

The Bermuda Health Council advised that they have “removed the Genrui Antigen Test Kit from the approved list of Covid-19 antigen test kits until further notice.” A spokesperson said, “The Health Products Regulatory Authority [HPRA] has encouraged the public to remove the product due to hundreds of users complaints about false positive... Read more of this article

TestGuard Offering Antigen Test Registration

TestGuard Offering Antigen Test Registration

Developed by local technologist Edmond Johnson, TestGuard – an antigen test registration system - includes a both an easy-to use web and mobile application, with the company recently winning a Leadership Innovation Award for the project. A spokesperson said, “To minimize the spread of Covid-19, we have completely rethought our daily routines.... Read more of this article

Ministry On Outbound Passenger Antigen Testing

Ministry On Outbound Passenger Antigen Testing

The Ministry of Health today [Jan 3] provided further information regarding outbound passenger antigen testing. A Government spokesperson said:“1. More specifically, the Ministry reminded that outbound travellers must still in the first instance undergo the process of getting tested at a testing facility.“2. Outbound passengers who... Read more of this article

NMAC Offering Antigen Travel Testing

NMAC Offering Antigen Travel Testing

Northshore Medical and Aesthetics Center [NMAC] is offering Antigen Travel TeleHealth Testing, providing “faster testing” so that travelers “don’t miss their flights.” A spokesperson said, “Bermudians and residents are excited about Northshore Medical’s newest Covid-19 testing solution to help them with faster testing so... Read more of this article

Changes To Pre-Arrival Testing Starts Dec 3rd

Changes To Pre-Arrival Testing Starts Dec 3rd

[Updated with PDF] “Rapid antigen testing has been added as an approved option for pre-arrival testing of vaccinated Bermuda-bound travellers effective December 3, 2021,” the BTA said today. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Government will require that the rapid antigen tests be observed and certified by a laboratory, health care entity... Read more of this article

BTA Welcome New Antigen Arrival Test Policy

BTA Welcome New Antigen Arrival Test Policy

The Bermuda Tourism Authority said they welcome “the first significant loosening of Covid-19 border protocols,” saying it “puts us in a stronger market position as we compete with rival destinations touting less stringent travel requirements.” Minister of Health Kim Wilson recently announced changes to the Covid regulations,... Read more of this article

Ordering Pizza Delivery? Add An Antigen Test

Ordering Pizza Delivery? Add An Antigen Test

If you plan to order pizza from Four Star or any of the other food items from FoodHub, you can also order an antigen Covid-19 test to be delivered, with the company’s website showing an option to purchase test for $8. Back in September of this year, the Government announced that Antigen tests could be imported for personal use and they are... Read more of this article

PartnerRe Donates $45,000 To Support Students

PartnerRe Donates $45,000 To Support Students

PartnerRe Ltd. has donated a total of $45,000 towards the cost of lateral antigen testing in schools “to help keep students in the classroom, despite the challenges associated with the pandemic.” The company made a $5,000 donation via ABIR’s collective initiative in support of public schools, and an additional $5,000 donation to eight... Read more of this article

Argus & Phoenix Partner On $2 Antigen Test Kits

Argus & Phoenix Partner On $2 Antigen Test Kits

Argus Group will be partnering with The Phoenix Stores, to provide rapid, at-home Covid-19 Antigen test kits to Argus-insured members at a discounted rate. “Argus has purchased 10,000 Healgen® lateral flow test kits to be distributed between the island’s Phoenix Stores pharmacies. They will be sold to Argus insureds for $2, a significant discount... Read more of this article

$281K Donated For Antigen Tests For Students

$281K Donated For Antigen Tests For Students

Bermuda’s international business community has joined forces to contribute approximately $281,000 towards the cost of antigen lateral flow Covid-19 tests for public school students, noting that this will provide just over 99,000 test kits. A spokesperson said, “Member companies of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR], the... Read more of this article