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5.30pm Video: Govt Covid-19 Press Conference

5.30pm Video: Govt Covid-19 Press Conference

The Government will be holding a press conference this evening [May 6] 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.What Are We Expecting?New test... Read more of this article

Canada Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine For Ages 12-15

Canada Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine For Ages 12-15

Canada has authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in children 12 to 15 years of age, becoming the first major world nation to do so. A statement from the organisation said, “Health Canada authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in children 12 to 15 years of age. This is the first Covid-19 vaccine authorized... Read more of this article

2 New Cases, 383 Active, 14 In Hospital, 2 In ICU

2 New Cases, 383 Active, 14 In Hospital, 2 In ICU

The Ministry received 1014 test results and and two were positive for Covid-19, so there are now 383 active cases — down from over 900 last month — of which 14 people are in hospital with two in ICU.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 1014 test results since the last update, and two [2] were positive for... Read more of this article

Mobile Vaccination Centre At Sandys School

Mobile Vaccination Centre At Sandys School

The mobile vaccination center will be at Sandys Secondary Middle School tomorrow [May 6] from 10 am until 2 pm. The Bermuda Government tweeted the graphic below, saying: “The Close to Home mobile vaccination programme will be at Sandys Secondary Middle School on Thursday, 6 May, from 10 am until 2 pm. Doctors are on-site to answer any questions.”You... Read more of this article

Column: Dr Roger Wong On The Covid Vaccine

Column: Dr Roger Wong On The Covid Vaccine

[Column written by Dr Roger Wong] The novel coronavirus is an adversary that humans have never faced before, and as such we are at a huge disadvantage. The coronavirus can be lethal; COVID-19 has contributed to thirty deaths in Bermuda over the period of a single year. Imagine—thirty road deaths in twelve months would be considered a crisis, a call... Read more of this article

Column: Famous On Facts, Conspiracies, More

Column: Famous On Facts, Conspiracies, More

[Opinion column written by MP Chris Famous] The funny thing about social media is that anyone can make a statement or claim without actually presenting evidence and facts. I listened to a recent interview on Facebook. A statement was made that the Covid mitigation measures that Bermuda had implemented were more stringent than other islands. Quarantine... Read more of this article

Column: Vic Ball On Vaccinations, Politics, More

Column: Vic Ball On Vaccinations, Politics, More

[Opinion column written by Vic Ball] When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw. Nelson Mandela The Government has one of the biggest challenges that it could ever face. The leadership style that they have used to win elections is finally knocking on their door asking difficult and challenging... Read more of this article

5 New Cases, 417 Active, 16 In Hospital, 3 In ICU

5 New Cases, 417 Active, 16 In Hospital, 3 In ICU

The Ministry received 447 test results and five were positive, so there are now 417 active cases — down from over 900 last month — of which 16 people are in hospital with 3 in ICU.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 447 test results since the last update, and five [5] were positive for Covid-19, yielding... Read more of this article

Document: Quarantine Amendment Order 2021

Document: Quarantine Amendment Order 2021

The Quarantine Amendment Order 2021 — which has an operative date of tomorrow [May 5] — has now been posted online, with the amendment covering aspects of protocols governing travelers who have been vaccinated. The Quarantine [Covid-19] [No. 3] Amendment Order 2021 follows below [PDF here]:You can find more information on the links below... Read more of this article

Saltus Advisory On Saturday’s SAT Exams

Saltus Advisory On Saturday’s SAT Exams

Saltus provided information for their students who signed up to take  Saturday’s SAT exams, noting that they are required to provide evidence of a negative Covid-19 test result within three days of the test. A Saltus spokesperson said, “Students who have signed up for this Saturday’s SAT exams should be aware that both centres [Bermuda College... Read more of this article

Vaccine Appts At College Being Moved To KEMH

Vaccine Appts At College Being Moved To KEMH

The vaccination centre at the Bermuda College is open this week for walk-ins from 9am to 1pm from Monday – Friday and people who had appointments already booked at “may be contacted to attend the Old Wing of KEMH for their vaccination.” This was stated by the Government media on social media, with the statement saying “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

Covid-19 Press Conference On Thursday

Covid-19 Press Conference On Thursday

While they are normally held on Tuesdays, this week the Government’s Covid-19 update video press conference will take place on Thursday, May 6th. Although the video press conference is on Thursday, we expect, not know, that we will get an update with test results via press release later today, so will likely update with that information tonight. Thursday... Read more of this article

Updates/Summary: Tests, Vaccine, Stay At Home

Updates/Summary: Tests, Vaccine, Stay At Home

[Updating] With Covid-19 cases escalating to over 2300 total to date, vaccinations now underway, and a number of regulations in effect, Bernews is providing live updates to ensure we provide timely updates and a quick summary of the latest developments always accessible.We are still posting articles as normal however we are also providing live updates... Read more of this article