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Covid-19: 404 Test Results Received, 2 Positive

Covid-19: 404 Test Results Received, 2 Positive

The Ministry received 404 test results and two were positive for Covid-19 — both are “classified as local transmission with known contact” — so the island now has 11 active cases.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 404 test results since the last update, and two were positive for COVID-19. Both... Read more of this article

Video: Dr Malcolm Brock’s Covid Presentation

Video: Dr Malcolm Brock’s Covid Presentation

Bermudian Dr. Malcolm Brock recently delivered a virtual presentation to the Rotary Club, with his speech entitled “Covid Vaccination: Scientific Basis For Combating Disinformation. According to the Johns Hopkins website, Dr Brock is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins general surgical residency program... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 417 Results, None Were Positive

Covid-19: 417 Results, None Were Positive

The Ministry of Health received 417 test results and none were positive for Covid-19, and the island currently has nine active cases. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 417 test results since the last update, and none were positive for Covid-19. “Additionally, since the last update, there was one recovery. “There... Read more of this article

Free Transport To Vaccine Appt For AC Members

Free Transport To Vaccine Appt For AC Members

Starting on Monday March 1, adults aged 50+ who require assistance with transportation to their scheduled vaccine appointment can call Age Concern to arrange free transportation, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said. Speaking at last night’s [Feb 24] press briefing, Minister Wilson said, “I am also pleased to announce a partnership with the... Read more of this article

18% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

18% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of February 20th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 16,377 vaccinations, with the Minister noting that “18% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose] and 7% of the population has been immunized [with 2 doses].” Speaking at tonight’s [Feb 23] press conference, Health Minister Kim Wilson... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Press Conference, No New Cases

Video: Govt Press Conference, No New Cases

[Update] The Government will be holding a press conference this evening [Feb 23] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage following the press conference, our continuous live updates on Covid-19 are here, and the live video below should start showing the press conference at around 5.45pm, or a bit later. Update 5.55pm: The press... Read more of this article

Police Issue Two 24-Hour Closure Orders

Police Issue Two 24-Hour Closure Orders

Since the lifting of the curfew and extension of opening hours for bars and restaurants, the police have issued two 24-hour closure orders to liquor licensed establishments for “failing to adhere to Covid-19 regulations.” A police spokesperson said, “Since the lifting of the curfew and extension of opening hours for bars and restaurants,... Read more of this article

UK To ‘Continue Providing Proportionate Supply’

UK To ‘Continue Providing Proportionate Supply’

“The UK Government has procured Covid-19 vaccines on behalf of the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories and is committed to continue to providing a proportionate supply in line with roll out of the vaccine in the UK,” the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon said. Speaking during yesterday’s... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 1400 Test Results Received, 4 Positive

Covid-19: 1400 Test Results Received, 4 Positive

The Ministry received 1400 test results and four were positive for Covid-19 — all imported cases from Bermuda residents returning to the Island — so the island now has 10 active cases. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 1400 test results since the last update, and four were positive for COVID-19. All four... Read more of this article

Updates/Summary: Covid Tests, Vaccine, Rules

Updates/Summary: Covid Tests, Vaccine, Rules

[Updating] With Covid-19 cases escalating to over 700 total to date, vaccinations now underway, and frequent developments we are providing live updates to ensure we provide timely updates and a quick summary of the latest developments always accessible.We will still post articles as normal but will provide updates here as well. For all our coverage... Read more of this article

Next Batch Of Vaccines To Arrive In March

Next Batch Of Vaccines To Arrive In March

The next batch of Covid-19 vaccines are scheduled to arrive in Bermuda in the first week of March, Governor Rena Lalgie said. Bermuda Received Two Shipments Last Month Bermuda’s first batch of 9,750 doses arrived on January 8th, and the second allotment of 19,500 doses arrived on January 29th. “The provision and transportation of these vaccines... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 337 Results, None Were Positive

Covid-19: 337 Results, None Were Positive

The Ministry received 337 test results and none were positive for Covid-19, so the island currently has eight active cases. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 337 test results since the last update, and none were positive for COVID-19. Additionally, since the last update, there were no recoveries. There are currently... Read more of this article

Policy Revised For Youth Sports Covid-19 Tests

Policy Revised For Youth Sports Covid-19 Tests

While testing was originally “required for adults and children aged 11 – 17″ as part of the ‘Return to Play’ sports guidelines, following consultation, the Government has revised the position for children to “strongly recommend that young persons and children aged 11 to 17 be tested.” Minister of Youth, Culture... Read more of this article