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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

Antigen Tests Now Available At MarketPlace

Antigen Tests Now Available At MarketPlace

Antigen rapid Covid-19 tests are now available at all MarketPlace stores, the company has announced. The MarketPlace posted the photo below online, saying, “Flowflex antigen rapid testing for Covid-19 now available at all MarketPlace stores, including PriceRite. They are the most proven, accurate test available, sold in most major airports and on... Read more of this article

BHEC Provides List Of Approved Antigen Tests

BHEC Provides List Of Approved Antigen Tests

The Bermuda Health Council has published a list of approved SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen tests, with approximately 60 listed. “This list will be monitored and updated on a weekly basis, as appropriate. Providing transparency is necessary to ensure the uniformed use of quality antigen tests here in Bermuda,” a spokesperson said. “While... Read more of this article

Antigen Tests Available At Phoenix For $7.95

Antigen Tests Available At Phoenix For $7.95

The Phoenix Stores now have Healgen Rapid Covid-19 Antigen Self-Tests available for $7.95. The poster states that the test is an “easy-to-use nasal swab test” which provides “easy-to-read results within 15 minutes” and is “approved for use by the Government of Bermuda Health Ministry.” Last month the Government announced... Read more of this article

CG Insurance To Distribute Rapid Test Kits

CG Insurance To Distribute Rapid Test Kits

CG Insurance has secured Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Test kits and they will be made available at no cost to CG Group Clients to test their employees and their families, CG employees, and CG will also be donating some to frontline workers and local charities. A spokesperson said, “CG Insurance has secured Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Test kits to help Bermuda... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy Launch Antigen Test Initiative

Warwick Academy Launch Antigen Test Initiative

Warwick Academy launched the pilot programme of their lateral flow testing initiative yesterday [Oct 3], with the programme to run until the end of the term and each student being tested twice a week. A spokesperson said, “Warwick Academy took delivery of their lateral flow tests for all their students and staff last week. They are excited to... Read more of this article

Phoenix Expects Antigen Tests To Cost $15 – $20

Phoenix Expects Antigen Tests To Cost $15 – $20

The Phoenix Stores has provided an update on antigen tests, saying they expect to receive a supply by the end of next week and “customers can expect to purchase the individual units from any of our dispensaries, ranging in price from approximately $15-$20.” Government: “Antigen Tests Can Now Be Imported For Personal Use” This follows... Read more of this article

People’s Will Have Antigen Test Kits Next Week

People’s Will Have Antigen Test Kits Next Week

Following the recent change in policy allowing their importation, People’s Pharmacy has confirmed they “will have Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Self-Test Kits in store by next week.” The Government recently announced that “Antigen tests can now be imported for personal use” as “the policy was reviewed and adjusted by the Ministry of... Read more of this article