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Wallpaper Wednesday: Vaccine, Emoji & Airplane

Wallpaper Wednesday: Vaccine, Emoji & Airplane

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features an emoji wearing a mask with a Bermuda flag and holding a vaccine syringe, set against a travel backdrop, with the concept a nod to the policy the United States is implementing on November 8th, 2021 requiring foreign nationals to be fully vaccinated.The design is also available... Read more of this article

Assistance In Printing Of SafeKey Certificates

Assistance In Printing Of SafeKey Certificates

The Ministry of Social Development and Seniors “will assist with the printing of SafeKey certificates for seniors and disabled persons who do not have access to assistance to print their own.” Ministry of Social Development and Seniors posted the graphic below on social media, saying: “The Ministry of Social Development and Seniors... Read more of this article

Court Circular: ‘Transitional Increase Of Services’

Court Circular: ‘Transitional Increase Of Services’

The Registrar for the Courts of Bermuda has released Court Circular No. 16 of 2021, regarding a transitional increase of Court services. The official circular, dated October 25th, says, “Given the steady decline in active Covid-19 cases, the Court will commence transitioning to re-opening to providing full services. “It should be noted that... Read more of this article

Vaccinations Available At Hamilton Health Centre

Vaccinations Available At Hamilton Health Centre

Covid-19 vaccinations are available, by appointment only, at the Hamilton Health Centre every Tuesday from 2 – 4 pm. The Bermuda Government posted the graphic below on social media, saying: “Starting today, Tuesday, October 26, Covid-19 vaccinations are available at the Hamilton Health Centre, 67 Victoria Street, every Tuesday from 2 – 4 pm. “These... Read more of this article

Consulate Confirm Vaccine Policy Starts Nov 8

Consulate Confirm Vaccine Policy Starts Nov 8

The policy that will require foreign nationals – with only limited exceptions – to be fully vaccinated to fly to the United States, starts on November 8th, the U.S. Consulate in Bermuda has confirmed. The Consulate’s statement said there will be exceptions for children — the official website states “children under 18 are exempted... Read more of this article

13 New, 127 Active, 21 In Hospital, 7 In ICU

13 New, 127 Active, 21 In Hospital, 7 In ICU

The Ministry received 5022 test results — spanning three days — and 13 were positive, so there are now 127 active cases, of which 21 people are in hospital, with 7 in ICU and sadly the Ministry confirmed there have been two more deaths.“Sadly, Bermuda has recorded another two coronavirus related deaths,” said the Minister of Health... Read more of this article

Two More Coronavirus Related Deaths

Two More Coronavirus Related Deaths

The Government has confirmed the sad news that Bermuda has recorded two more coronavirus related deaths, bringing the total death toll up to 98. Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, “Sadly, Bermuda has recorded another two coronavirus related deaths. I extend my heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.” This was part... Read more of this article

SafeKey Event Details For Golf Championships

SafeKey Event Details For Golf Championships

Tournament organisers of the 2021 Butterfield Bermuda Championship are reminding the public that it is a SafeKey event, and provided some information on the safety measures that will be in place. A spokesperson said, “Tournament organisers of the 2021 Butterfield Bermuda Championship want to remind the public that it will be operating as a SafeKey... Read more of this article

1 Death, 19 New, 171 Active, 26 In KEMH, 7 In ICU

1 Death, 19 New, 171 Active, 26 In KEMH, 7 In ICU

The Ministry received 5419 test results — spanning three days — and 19 were positive, so there are now 171 active cases, of which 26 people are in hospital, with 7 in ICU and sadly, the Ministry has confirmed one more coronavirus related death.“Bermuda has recorded one more coronavirus related death this week. I extend my sincere... Read more of this article

Covid-19: BHB Moves To Disaster Alert Level 3

Covid-19: BHB Moves To Disaster Alert Level 3

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Oct 22] confirmed it has reduced its alert level from 4 to 3, in “response to the reduction in Covid-19 patients needing critical, emergency and acute care services.” A spokesperson said, “This is a cautionary move, as there are still people in hospital with Covid-19, and one overflow ICU is still open. Visiting... Read more of this article

Column: BIU’s ‘Out-Of-The-Box’ Leadership

Column: BIU’s ‘Out-Of-The-Box’ Leadership

[Written by Glenn Fubler] In September, the Bermuda Medical Doctors Association penned a letter encouraging all residents to seriously consider getting vaccinated for Covid, upon the advice of their physician. 104 doctors signed-off in support, within a fortnight. Now, almost 100 additional ‘Health Professionals’ have confirmed their concurrence... Read more of this article

“This Is Unacceptable & Highly Inappropriate”

“This Is Unacceptable & Highly Inappropriate”

In some instances, our healthcare workers have been “verbally abused and mistreated” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, adding that this is “unacceptable and highly inappropriate and unfair to those hard-working people who tirelessly fight this pandemic.” Speaking at last night’s [Oct 20] press conference, Minister Wilson... Read more of this article

Approximately 2,000 Boosters Administered

Approximately 2,000 Boosters Administered

“The total boosters administered to date is approximately 2000,” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, explaining that the “programme is now administering approximately 300 person per day per centre. ” Speaking at last night’s [Oct 20] press conference, Minister Wilson said, “The booster programme successfully started... Read more of this article