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Covid Chart: Active Cases By Age Group

Covid Chart: Active Cases By Age Group

As of the most recent statistics, the island has a record high 1513 active cases, with 54 people in the hospital with 12 in ICU.According to data provided by the Health Ministry, the average age of all active cases is 42 years, and 45% are male.You can find more information on the links below from our dedicated website BermudaCovid.com, which... Read more of this article

MWI, Courts & Police Collaborate On New Role

MWI, Courts & Police Collaborate On New Role

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced a joint initiative between the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI], the Magistrates’ Court, the Department of Court Services and Bermuda Police Service. A spokesperson said, ”The collaboration resulted in the pilot of a new post – Liaison and Diversion Officer [LDO]. On 8 February, an MWI psychiatric... Read more of this article

‘Covid Exposure’ At K Margaret Carter Centre

‘Covid Exposure’ At K Margaret Carter Centre

The Ministry has confirmed a “coronavirus exposure” at the K Margaret Carter Centre [KMCC], and said that “KMCC remains closed until a full risk assessment is completed.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit [ESU] is aware of a coronavirus exposure at the K Margaret... Read more of this article

NYT, WM Stats: Bermuda Ranks High On Lists

NYT, WM Stats: Bermuda Ranks High On Lists

For the past few days, Bermuda has been ranked number one by the New York Times and Worldometers for Covid-19 cases per capita, and unfortunately, the statistics compiled by the two websites have gotten even worse, as the island has now moved up to the top 6 as far as deaths per capita over the past week. The island is dealing with a major Covid outbreak,... Read more of this article

Reports: US To Require Vaccination To Enter

Reports: US To Require Vaccination To Enter

The United States reportedly plans to institute new travel rules starting in November, which will require “all foreign nationals arriving in the United States to show proof of being fully vaccinated.” The CNN website said, “The United States plans to ease travel restrictions on all fully vaccinated foreign visitors starting in November,... Read more of this article

AAD To Hold Dementia Awareness Week

AAD To Hold Dementia Awareness Week

Action on Alzheimer’s & Dementia [AAD] will be holding their Dementia Awareness Week from September 21 to September 26. A spokesperson said, “Action on Alzheimer’s & Dementia, a local charity established in 2012 to give support to people in Bermuda living with dementia, along with their families and caregivers is holding their Dementia... 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

155 New, 1513 Active, 54 In Hospital, 12 In ICU

155 New, 1513 Active, 54 In Hospital, 12 In ICU

The Ministry received 5368 test results — spanning two days — and 155 were positive, so there are now 1513 active cases. 54 people are in hospital, with 12 in ICU, and sadly the Ministry has confirmed another death.“Sadly, I am reporting another Covid related death,” said Minister of Health, Kim Wilson. “I am so sorry to hear... Read more of this article

Govt Confirm Another Covid Related Death

Govt Confirm Another Covid Related Death

“Sadly, I am reporting another Covid related death,” said Minister of Health Kim Wilson this evening [Sept 20]. “I am so sorry to hear of another loss of life, and I extend heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased during this difficult time.” Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 43 Covid related deaths, with ten of them... Read more of this article

CDC Moves Bermuda To Level 4, Highest Level

CDC Moves Bermuda To Level 4, Highest Level

The United States CDC has today [Sept 20] upgraded Bermuda to “Level 4: Very High Level of Covid-19 in Bermuda” — the highest level — saying that people should “avoid travel to Bermuda.” It further notes that “if you must travel to Bermuda, make sure you are fully vaccinated before travel” and “because... Read more of this article

BMHF To Hold Mental Health Virtual Conference

BMHF To Hold Mental Health Virtual Conference

The Bermuda Mental Health Foundation [BMHF] will be hosting a virtual conference entitled ‘Mental Health: It’s About All of Us’ on October 28. A spokesperson said, “After months of planning and preparations, the Bermuda Mental Health Foundation has officially opened registration for its first-ever virtual conference event. “‘Mental... Read more of this article

Covid Charts: Cases & Deaths By Age Group

Covid Charts: Cases & Deaths By Age Group

As of the most recent statistics, the Island has a record high 1427 active cases, with 51 people in the hospital with 12 in ICU, and unfortunately, the island has recorded 42 Covid related deaths since the start of the pandemic in 2020, with seven of them since last week Monday.According to data provided by the Health Ministry, the average age of... Read more of this article

‘Scale Of Outbreak Has Stretched Resources’

‘Scale Of Outbreak Has Stretched Resources’

Community testing will be “scaled back” to focus testing resources to end this outbreak, there is an effort underway to “source relief staff from other jurisdictions to ease the demands on our nursing staff” as “our principal concern is the healthcare system and especially the hospital” as “the scale of this... Read more of this article