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Court Circular: Transitional Increase Of Services

Court Circular: Transitional Increase Of Services

The Court will “commence transitioning to re-opening to providing full services” and the “health, safety and welfare” of the public and staff continues to be their “paramount concern.” This is according to an official circular, dated April 30th, which stated, “Given the phased re-opening by the Bermuda Government... Read more of this article

8 New, 550 Active, 27 In Hospital, 7 In ICU

8 New, 550 Active, 27 In Hospital, 7 In ICU

The Ministry received 1274 test results and 8 were positive, so there are now 550 active cases, of which 27 people are in hospital with 7 in ICU, and the Government also confirmed the extremely sad news that the island has recorded three more Covid related deaths.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 1274 test results... Read more of this article

Minister Confirms Three Covid Related Deaths

Minister Confirms Three Covid Related Deaths

“Today, I am sad to report three Covid related deaths,” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said this evening. “My heartfelt sympathy goes out to their family and loved ones,” the Minister added. “Reporting one death is sad, but reporting three deaths at one time is truly upsetting and a disturbing reminder of how serious the coronavirus... Read more of this article

TCD Is Open With Limited Services

TCD Is Open With Limited Services

The Transport Control Department [TCD] reopened with limited services to the public on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. A TCD spokesperson stated, “Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, adjustments have been made to the provision of services to our customers. “Initially, our aim will be to serve those customers whose vehicle and driving licences either have already... Read more of this article

Video: Holistic Wellness Panel Discussion

Video: Holistic Wellness Panel Discussion

Minister Tinee Furbert and a panel of Holistic Wellness Professionals are holding a Holistic Wellness Community Chat this afternoon [April 29] to discuss the importance of holistic health and community well-being, and you can watch live below. The scheduled panelists are:Dr. Ayesha Peets-Talbot, Physician specialising in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics... Read more of this article

Police Aware Of & Will Attend Planned Car Rally

Police Aware Of & Will Attend Planned Car Rally

The police said they are aware of a post circulating inviting people to attend a car rally on Sunday [May 2] to “to protest government’s Covid vaccine initiative,” and said that they will attend to “ensure a smooth flow of traffic, that all safety guidelines are being observed and there are no breaches of any laws or regulations.” A... Read more of this article

Green Family Donate Additional $50,000

Green Family Donate Additional $50,000

The Green family have made a second donation to the Bermuda Hospitals Board’s Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Fund and are “making an urgent call for residents to get vaccinated.” A spokesperson said, “The Green family have made a second donation to the Bermuda Hospitals Board’s Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Fund and are making an urgent... Read more of this article

Clarien Resumes Walk-In Service On Thursday

Clarien Resumes Walk-In Service On Thursday

Clarien will resume walk-in service effective Thursday [April 29] with enhanced safety precautions. A spokesperson said, “Effective Thursday, April 29, Clarien Bank clients are advised that walk-in service has resumed; appointments are no longer required. In-Branch Services “Social distancing will continue to be strictly monitored by Clarien... Read more of this article

12 New, 582 Active, 31 In Hospital, 7 In ICU

12 New, 582 Active, 31 In Hospital, 7 In ICU

The Ministry received 1260 test results and 12 were positive, so there are now 582 active cases, of which 31 people are in hospital with 7 in ICU.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 1260 test results since the last update, and 12 were positive for coronavirus, yielding a test positivity rate of 1.0 %. “Seven of... Read more of this article

14 Day Quarantine For Non-Immunised Travelers

14 Day Quarantine For Non-Immunised Travelers

“Effective June 6th, all non-immunised travelers, including Bermudians and local residents who travel abroad, will be subject to supervised quarantine for 14 days in a Government designated facility at their own expense,” Premier David Burt said, adding that “the Government will provide full details on the supervised quarantine on... Read more of this article

Holistic Wellness Community Chat On April 29

Holistic Wellness Community Chat On April 29

Minister Tinee Furbert and a panel of Holistic Wellness Professionals will be holding a virtual Holistic Wellness Community Chat this Thursday [April 29] at 5.00pm, and you will be able to watch it live on the Government media and also on Bernews. The scheduled panelists are:Dr. Ayesha Peets-Talbot, Physician specialising in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics... Read more of this article

55,319 Total Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered

55,319 Total Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered

As of April 24th, Bermuda has administered a total of 55,319 vaccinations and 37% of the population have received 2 doses thus far, while 73% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination with 62% having had two. Noting that the vaccine requires two doses, by Bernews calculation — using an approximate population of... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Press Conference, 5 New Cases

Video: Govt Press Conference, 5 New Cases

The Government will be holding a press conference this evening [April 27] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage following the press conference, our continuous live updates are in this article, and the live video below should start showing the press conference at around 5.30pm or a bit later.Update | Some Key Points From... Read more of this article