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Covid-19: Over 42 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 42 Million Cases Worldwide

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to affect countries around the globe, the number of confirmed cases worldwide has now surpassed 42 million, with over 1,147,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States having the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world, with India and Brazil following close behind on each count, respectively. A BBC story said,... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 996 Test Results, Two Positive

Covid-19: 996 Test Results, Two Positive

There were 996 test results received yesterday and two were positive for Covid-19 — which “are classified as imported having arrived on BA2233 from London on October 17th” — so Bermuda now has a total of 6 active cases. A Government spokesperson said, “Yesterday, there were 996 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and 2 were positive... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 41 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 41 Million Cases Worldwide

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect nations worldwide, the number of confirmed cases around the globe has now surpassed 41 million, with over 1,132,000 deaths, with the United States continuing to have the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. A BBC story said, “A new blood plasma donation centre will be opening in Stockton soon... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 588 Test Results, None Were Positive

Covid-19: 588 Test Results, None Were Positive

There were 588 test results received yesterday and none were positive for Covid-19, so the total of confirmed cases to date remains at 188, with 4 cases being active. A Government spokesperson said, “Yesterday, there were 588 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19. “Bermuda now has 188 total confirmed... Read more of this article

Men Encouraged To Take Part In Movember

Men Encouraged To Take Part In Movember

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre [BCHC] and Gillette are encouraging men to take part in MOvember Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Men’s health is in crisis. Globally, men are dying six years earlier than women, and for largely preventable reasons. As the leading charity tackling prostate and other cancers affecting men, Bermuda Cancer and Health... Read more of this article

Column: Upcoming Fuelled Nutrition Workshop

Column: Upcoming Fuelled Nutrition Workshop

[Opinion column written by Agathe Holowatinc] Join me next month in a garden oasis for my four-hour [half day] workshop on the subject of Ayurveda – an ancient Indian holistic [whole-body] healing system. Following the success of my last workshop – An Ayurvedic Approach to Weight Loss workshop, held October 10th, which was so much fun to put... Read more of this article

Covid Tests Offered In NY to Bermuda Travellers

Covid Tests Offered In NY to Bermuda Travellers

A Covid-19 screening service in New York City will be offered to travelers flying to Bermuda, the BTA and OpenClear announced today. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and OpenClear announced today a collaboration that offers travelers to Bermuda convenient access to an expedited Covid-19 screening service in line with the Government... Read more of this article

August: 123 Visit Hospital Due To Road Accidents

August: 123 Visit Hospital Due To Road Accidents

123 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre in August due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board Emergency Department [including the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre], attended to 123 cases in August. Nine patients... Read more of this article

“Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access”

“Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access”

A discussion will take place on Thursday, October 29th centering around “social disparities in healthy food access.” A spokesperson said, “The Health Council invites you to a Facebook Live discussion with Food Fight Task Force, part of the Social Justice Bermuda Collective to discuss Social Disparities in Healthy Food Access. “This... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 649 Test Results, None Were Positive

Covid-19: 649 Test Results, None Were Positive

There were 649 test results received yesterday and none were positive for Covid-19, so the total of confirmed cases to date remains at 188, with 5 cases being active. A Government spokesperson said, “Yesterday, there were 649 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for Covid-19. “Bermuda now has 188 total confirmed... Read more of this article

“Mask Up In Honour Of Autism” Fundraiser

“Mask Up In Honour Of Autism” Fundraiser

In celebration of their 13th anniversary, Tomorrow’s Voices will be hosting the “Mask Up In Honour Of Autism” fundraiser to raise funds for the Autism Early Intervention Centre. A spokesperson said, “Tomorrow’s Voices is thrilled to celebrate a milestone 13th anniversary this month. The Autism and Developmental Disabilities charity is... Read more of this article

Video: 1692 Covid Test Results, Three Positive

Video: 1692 Covid Test Results, Three Positive

[Updated] The Government is holding a press conference this evening [Oct 20] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime, the live video is below.Update 7.46pm: Premier David Burt’s full statement follows below: Today, I am joined today by the Minister of Health who will be providing an update... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 40 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 40 Million Cases Worldwide

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to affect countries around the globe, the number of confirmed cases worldwide has now surpassed 40 million, with over 1,114,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States having the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. A BBC story said, “We are close to a tsunami: that was the stark warning on the gravity... Read more of this article