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Covid: 2 New Cases, 9 Active, 0 In Hospital

Covid: 2 New Cases, 9 Active, 0 In Hospital

The Ministry received 5913 test results — spanning four days of testing — and two were positive for Covid-19, with both new cases classified as imported.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 5913 test results since the last update, and two [2] were positive for Covid-19. This gives a test positivity rate of... Read more of this article

Ministry On Fake Vaccine Certificate Emails

Ministry On Fake Vaccine Certificate Emails

The Ministry of Health is reminding the public of the false Covid-19 vaccination certificate emails currently circulating. A Government spokesperson said, “”If you receive or have received correspondence from islandtran@ibl.bm or conbea@northrock.bm asking you to review new instructions regarding Covid-19 Vaccine Certificates, as shown in... Read more of this article

National Gallery Launches Weekly Yoga Class

National Gallery Launches Weekly Yoga Class

Bermuda National Gallery is launching a weekly yoga class, with the classes to be held every Monday from 12-1pm, and will be led by Tiffany Paynter.“Tiffany, who is a two-time Bermuda Biennial artist, studied at the International Sivananda School and is a co-founder of the Peace Within Prison Yoga Programme which teaches yoga to incarcerated... Read more of this article

Audio: MPs Discuss Covid Regulations In House

Audio: MPs Discuss Covid Regulations In House

During Friday’s session in the House of Assembly, MPs discussed two bills — the ‘Public Health Amendment [No. 2] Act 2021′ and the ‘Covid Regulations and Public Health [Covid-19] Emergency Extension [No. 3] Order 2021′ — with some expressing concern over certain aspects, mostly the mandatory quarantine for non-vaccinated... Read more of this article

New Testing Location At Old AS Cooper Shop

New Testing Location At Old AS Cooper Shop

As of today [June 21], the Star of India will no longer be a Covid-19 test site, with the new test site to be located at the old AS Cooper shop in the Clocktower Mall in Dockyard. The Bermuda Government tweeted the graphic below, saying: “Reminder: As of today [June 21st] The Star of India will no longer be a Covid-19 test site. The new test... Read more of this article

Govt: Traveler Quarantine Rules Now In Effect

Govt: Traveler Quarantine Rules Now In Effect

The “mandatory supervised quarantine for non-immunised travelers arriving in Bermuda by air takes effect today,” the Government said. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of National Security takes this opportunity to advise the public of the quarantine guidelines for non-immunised persons. “As a reminder, the mandatory... Read more of this article

Most Local Restrictions Ended At 5am Today

Most Local Restrictions Ended At 5am Today

Most local Covid-19 restrictions ended at 5.00am today [June 20], with only rules regarding mask wearing in indoor public places and restrictions on large groups to remain in place. Speaking at Tuesday’s [June 15] press conference, Premier David Burt said, “All local restrictions, with the exception of two rules regarding mask wearing in indoor... Read more of this article

BIU Urge Govt & BHA To ‘Rethink Their Decision’

BIU Urge Govt & BHA To ‘Rethink Their Decision’

[Updated] “We encourage the Government and BHA to rethink their decision to mandate supervised quarantine and testing that treats unvaccinated people differently,” BIU President Chris Furbert said, adding that “we cannot violate a basic human right – freedom of choice.” Bermuda Industrial Union President Chris Furbert said,... Read more of this article

Dunkley: We Call On Govt To Change Policy

Dunkley: We Call On Govt To Change Policy

“The One Bermuda Alliance is calling on the Bermuda Government to change its mind on preventing unvaccinated Bermudians who do not pay for the mandatory quarantine in a Government facility to return to the island, as stated in the press conference on Tuesday June 15th by Minister Wilson,” Shadow Minister of Health Michael Dunkley said. MP Michael... Read more of this article

Covid: 5 New Cases, 10 Active, 0 In Hospital

Covid: 5 New Cases, 10 Active, 0 In Hospital

The Ministry received 1818 test results and five were positive — all classified as imported — and there are now 10 active cases.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 1818 test results since the last update, and five were positive for the coronavirus. This gives a test positivity rate of 0.3%. “All five... Read more of this article

Column: Learning The Different Types Of Moles

Column: Learning The Different Types Of Moles

[Column written by Dr Elena Hawryluk] As the summer beckons, it’s time to set our sights on family days in the sun. Whether your kids are heading to the beach, playing sports or having picnic, it’s important that you make sure their skin is safe from sunlight – especially if they have moles. Moles are small growths on the skin. Most moles are... Read more of this article

Covid: 0 New Cases, 5 Active, 1 In Hospital

Covid: 0 New Cases, 5 Active, 1 In Hospital

The Ministry received 1607 test results and zero were positive for Covid-19, and there are currently five active cases with one person in the hospital.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 1607 test results since the last update, and zero were positive for Covid-19. This gives a test positivity rate of 0.0%. “Additionally,... Read more of this article

Mandatory Quarantine In Effect As Of June 20th

Mandatory Quarantine In Effect As Of June 20th

“As of June 20 2021, all non-immunised persons travelling to Bermuda are subject to mandatory quarantine,” the Health Minister has announced. The mandatory quarantine, which is the subject of a legal challenge from a group called Constitutional Freedom Bermuda, was initially announced as starting on June 6th, then later announced as starting... Read more of this article