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Enforcement Of Public Health Regulations

Enforcement Of Public Health Regulations

“Elements of the Bermuda Police Service, the Police Reserves and the Ministry of Health will be engaged in enhanced enforcement of the current public health regulations this weekend,” the Government said. This follows a Ministerial statement in the House made by the Premier David Burt in which he said: “Large groups granted an exemption... Read more of this article

Saltus To Implement SafeKey Procedures

Saltus To Implement SafeKey Procedures

[Written by Don Burgess] Saltus Grammar School will be implementing SafeKey procedures for its staff members and guests. A spokesperson for the school said a recent exposure that saw two staff members confirmed with Covid-19 and 41 exposed had nothing to do with the decision. The exposure caused the middle and senior schools to open with remote learning... Read more of this article

Gym Owners Unite Against SafeKey Regulations

Gym Owners Unite Against SafeKey Regulations

[Written by Don Burgess] Some gym owners have unified to fight Government’s SafeKey regulations related to their businesses. The group formed the Gym Coalition on Thursday evening, with Melanie Derosa and Karen Hodgkins acting as their representatives. On Friday, Government’s new regulations meant that all gyms and fitness centers would require... Read more of this article

Dunkley: ‘SafeKey Has Created Another Divide’

Dunkley: ‘SafeKey Has Created Another Divide’

“The imposition of SafeKey by the Government has created another divide,” OBA MP Michael Dunkley said, adding that “while a well intended government policy” it “once again penalizes those businesses that have borne the brunt of Covid policies over the past 18 months.” This follows after a new policy came into effect... Read more of this article

Govt Guidance On SafeKey Rules Now In Effect

Govt Guidance On SafeKey Rules Now In Effect

[Updated] The Government is providing additional clarity on SafeKey, with “updated adjustments to the Public Health Regulations and protocols effective today at 6.00pm.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Government is providing the following general reminders for persons who need to access SafeKey. “As the public is aware,... Read more of this article

SafeKey Needed For Indoor Dining, Not Outdoor

SafeKey Needed For Indoor Dining, Not Outdoor

SafeKey is only required when dining indoors — not outdoors — and employees of businesses who are required to have SafeKey are not required to have a SafeKey to go to work, the Government said this evening. A Government spokesperson said, “As announced yesterday [Aug.18], SafeKey will be required for indoor public spaces where masks... Read more of this article

Govt Announce: Expand The Use Of SafeKey

Govt Announce: Expand The Use Of SafeKey

“SafeKey will now be required for indoor public spaces where masks are permitted to be removed, namely; indoor dining, bars, clubs, and sports/members clubs as well as attending a gym/fitness facility,” the Government announced this evening. This evening the Minister of Health, Kim Wilson said, “The scale of this outbreak is such that... Read more of this article

Safekey Required For ECCA 2021 Series

Safekey Required For ECCA 2021 Series

The Eastern Counties Cricket Association [ECCA] reminds the public that the Covid-19 SafeKey is required for the ECCA 2021 Series. A spokesperson said, “The use of a SafeKey is required for all attendees at any gathering of 275 persons or more. “You must have proof of being fully vaccinated via a SafeKey or with a valid PCR test within... Read more of this article

Reminder: Use Safekey For All Required Events

Reminder: Use Safekey For All Required Events

The Government is reminding the public about “the need to use SafeKey and follow the SafeKey guidelines for both indoor as well as outdoor events and activities.” A Government spokesperson said, “And more specifically, vaccination cards, vaccine certificates, or a negative test result are not authorised methods of access into any SafeKey... Read more of this article

“Largest Sporting Event Since March 2020″

“Largest Sporting Event Since March 2020″

The Covid-19 SafeKey was used during the first round of the Eastern County Cup competition, which the Premier said was “the largest sporting event since March 2020.” Premier David Burt tweeted the photos below, saying: “2 months ago we launched SafeKey to be used for large events. Yesterday in Bermuda we had Eastern Counties, the largest... Read more of this article

Smith: “Conflicting Messages Are Confusing”

Smith: “Conflicting Messages Are Confusing”

“Can we have clarity on whether the decisions are being taken in the best interest of health, or for some other reason because the conflicting messages are confusing,” Opposition Spokesman in the Senate for Youth, Sports & Community Affairs Ben Smith said. Senator Smith said, “I was surprised to see that cricket events can be... Read more of this article

Govt: Covid SafeKey To Enable Indoor Dining

Govt: Covid SafeKey To Enable Indoor Dining

Amendments to the regulations “enable indoor dining to be opened for licensed restaurants if the licensed restaurant verifies that all patrons have a SafeKey,” the Government announced today. A Government spokesperson said. “On Monday evening, May 24th, Her Excellency the Governor Rena Lalgie signed the amendments to the Public Health... Read more of this article

Premier: Digital Covid SafeKey Implementation

Premier: Digital Covid SafeKey Implementation

“Negative test results sent by email were upgraded as of yesterday May 20th to include QR Codes on the test certificate and persons were also sent a separate SafeKey,” Premier David Burt said, adding that “the SafeKey QR codes for immunised persons will be gradually rolled out over the coming weeks.” Speaking in the House of... Read more of this article