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Camping Prohibited On WEDCO Property

Camping Prohibited On WEDCO Property

Given the Government guidelines in place due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, camping is “strictly prohibited” on WEDCO property during this year’s Cup Match holiday. The Royal Naval Dockyard tweeted, “Please note that due to Government guidelines and restrictions in light of the pandemic, camping is strictly prohibited on WEDCO... Read more of this article

Minister Issues Closure Notice To Blu Bar & Grill

Minister Issues Closure Notice To Blu Bar & Grill

“I issued a closure notice to Blu Bar and Grill which goes into effect today [July 11] and expires after 14 days,” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said. The party at Blu has been the topic of widespread discussion, and resulted in both Wayne Caines and Zane DeSilva resigning from the Cabinet after videos circulated showing them among the... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 270 Test Results, None Were Positive

Covid-19: 270 Test Results, None Were Positive

There were 270 test results received today and none were positive for COVID-19, so Bermuda has 150 total confirmed positive cases, with four of the cases being active. A Government spokesperson said, “Today there were 270 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19. “Bermuda has 150 total confirmed... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 393 Test Results, One Was Positive

Covid-19: 393 Test Results, One Was Positive

Today there were 393 test results received and one was positive for Covid-19, with the new case “imported on yesterday’s Air Canada flight.” A Government spokesperson said, “Today there were 393 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and one was positive for COVID-19. The new case was imported on yesterday’s Air Canada flight. “Bermuda... Read more of this article

Unemployment Benefit Payments Delayed

Unemployment Benefit Payments Delayed

Due to technical problems at the bank, unemployment benefit payments due today were delayed, however the matter has been resolved and the payments are scheduled to be processed this evening, the Ministry of Finance said. A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Finance is advising the public that due to technical problems being experienced by the... Read more of this article

Minister Burch On Curfew, Regulations & More

Minister Burch On Curfew, Regulations & More

The curfew remains midnight to 5am, permitted gatherings are set at a maximum of 50 persons unless the organisers have an exemption, and enforcement protocols must be enhanced, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking at last night’s press briefing, Minister Burch said, “I am happy to provide an update on the work of the Cabinet... Read more of this article

Premier: New Cabinet Ministers On Wednesday

Premier: New Cabinet Ministers On Wednesday

“It is my expectation to ask the Governor to make new appointments to the Cabinet next week Wednesday,” Premier David Burt said, with the Premier saying that “inviting two committed and dedicated Ministers of the Government to resign gave me no pleasure” but ”rules and regulations mean nothing if we are not prepared to... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

[Updated] The Government is holding a press conference this evening [July 9] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime, the live video is below. Update 5.57pm: The Government said, “We received 283 new COVID-19 results today. All 283 results received were negative. Total confirmed cases in... Read more of this article

Covid-19 Guidelines For Recreational Boating

Covid-19 Guidelines For Recreational Boating

The Government has released a document providing guidance for physical distancing for private recreational boating in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. The guidance advises boaters to stay home if they’re sick, practice good hygiene, gather in groups of a maximum of 50 people during raft-ups, wear masks, bring personal food and drink, limit... Read more of this article

Green Family Donates $50,000 To BCHC

Green Family Donates $50,000 To BCHC

Following the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s recent appeal in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Green family has made a donation of $50,000 to the organisation. ”The Centre has found itself under financial strain in recent months as a result of steps taken to ensure patient safety and has launched an appeal to raise $200,000 to cover its... Read more of this article

Post Office Update On Overseas Mail Service

Post Office Update On Overseas Mail Service

The Bermuda Post Office provided an update on incoming and outbound mail to Bermuda, saying that while some mail will be arriving on commercial flights ”the timely delivery of outbound international mail from Bermuda to locations within the US, Canada, UK and Europe still cannot be guaranteed at this time.” A BPO spokesperson said, “Our... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 12 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 12 Million Cases Worldwide

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to affect countries around the globe, the number of confirmed cases worldwide has now surpassed 12 million, with over 549,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States having the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. CNN reports, “The first reported case of Covid-19 came on January 21. Within 99 days,... Read more of this article

Video: Government On Indoor Dining Guidance

Video: Government On Indoor Dining Guidance

The Bermuda Government has released a video titled “Indoor Dining Guidance”, which provides an overview about the re-opening of restaurants to indoor diners. The video’s description says, “With restaurants once again opening their doors to indoor diners, there are a few things you should be prepared to see and experience as a diner. Here are... Read more of this article