Health Minister Kim Wilson confirmed yet another death due to COVID-19 in Bermuda taking the total number of people who lost their lives to this virus to 119.

“Sadly, Bermuda has recorded another coronavirus related death,” said Ms Wilson.

“I extend sincere condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of the deceased.”

Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 5,142 test results, and 137 were positive for the coronavirus.

Of the new cases, 19 were classified as imported with a history of travel in the previous 14 days.

The additional 118 new cases are classified as either local transmission (54) or under investigation (64). 

Additionally, there were 296 recoveries.

There are 311 active cases, of which:

·         300 are under public health monitoring; and

·         11 are in hospital, with 1 in intensive care.

Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 11,058 coronavirus cases, out of which 10,628 have recovered, and sadly there have been 119 coronavirus-related deaths.

The source of all active cases is as follows:

·         45 are Imported

·         126 are classified as local transmission

·         140 are Under Investigation

Information regarding active cases by vaccination status, transmission, and type is unavailable.

The source of all confirmed cases is as follows:

·         2,209 are Imported

·         6,960 are classified as local transmission of which:

o   3,973 are Local transmission with known contact/source and

o   2,987 are Local transmission with an unknown contact/source

·         1,889 are Under Investigation