Curfew Back In Effect – Premier Burt: ‘The Government Takes No Joy In Reimplementing Such Measures’

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Much to the chagrin of those looking for an end date, the COVID-19 curfew goes back into effect as of midnight tonight (March 3) until 5am - seven days a week until further notice. The decision was taken by the Cabinet in the wake of an "emerging outbreak" of the coronavirus, which may be linked ... Read more

COVID-19: No New Confirmed Cases In 333 Test Results, 17 Active Cases, Two Recoveries

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No new confirmed cases turned up in the latest round of 333 test results received by the Ministry of Health since the last update. Speaking at the latest COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday (March 2), Health Minister Kim Wilson said there were 17 active cases - all under public health monitoring, with n... Read more

COVID-19: Six New Cases Confirmed, Five Classified As ‘Local Transmission With Known Contact’

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The Ministry of Health confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda, in the latest round of 1,385 test results received since the last update. "Five (5) of the new cases are classified as local transmission with known contact as they are associated with known cases. "The additional new case ... Read more

Governor & Deputy Governor Receive 2nd Vaccine Dose At Bermuda College

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Governor Rena Lalgie and Deputy Governor Alison Crocket received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday (Feb 27) at the Bermuda College. The announcement was made in a social media post online, with the Governor expressing her appreciation to the staff. "I wish to emphasize my g... Read more

Johnson & Johnson’s Single Shot Vaccine Is APPROVED By FDA

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Daily Mail Online: LONDON, England - The US is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two. Health experts had been anxiously awaiting a one-and-done option to help... Read more

‘Bermuda Remains Among Top Ten Countries For Vaccinations Relative To Population Size’

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"Bermuda remains among the top ten countries in the world for vaccinations administered relative to population size." This from Premier David Burt on the latest stats recorded by ourworldindata.org. Speaking at the latest COVID briefing on Tuesday (Feb 23), the Premier said: "We are getting cl... Read more

COVID-19: No New Cases In Latest Test Results, 703 Total Cases, 16,377 Vaccinations Administered

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No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the latest round of 240 test results received by the Ministry of Health since the last update and there were no recoveries. Speaking at the COVID briefing on Tuesday (Feb 23), Health Minister Kim Wilson said: "Bermuda has 703 total confirmed positive case... Read more

Washington Taps Pastors To Overcome Racial Divide On Vaccine

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[caption id="attachment_39136" align="alignleft" width="447"] Wallace Charles Smith, 72, who is a pastor at Shiloh Baptist Church, has his temperature taken before receiving his first COVID-19 vaccination - AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin[/caption] Associated Press: WASHINGTON — Stately and deliberat... Read more

Ministerial Statement: Introduction Of A Drug Formulary For Bermuda

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Health Minister Kim Wilson put MPs on notice that "the Government will be tabling amendments to the Bermuda Health Council Act 2004 to bring about important and overdue changes to the high cost of medications faced by many Bermudians". Speaking in the Lower House on Friday (Feb 19), she said: "O... Read more

COVID-19: Two New Confirmed Cases, Both Imported, Eight Active Cases

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Another two cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the latest round of 337 test results received by the Ministry of Health since the last update. "The first new case is a non-resident who arrived on Delta DL 617 from New York on February 12 and tested positive on their day four test.," a Ministry sp... Read more