COVID-19: Two New Cases, Both Imported, One From The Azores, The Other From New York

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Two new cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda were confirmed in the latest round of 543 test results received by the Ministry of Health since the last update. According to the Minister of Health, Kim Wilson: "Both of the new cases are classified as imported. "The first case is a resident who arrived on... Read more

COVID-19: A Total Of 1,227 – 42% Males & 1,705 or 58% Females Vaccinated After Second Full Week

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After a second full week of administering COVID-19 vaccinations in Bermuda, Health Minister Kim Wilson said tonight that a total of 2,932 people have taken the jab as of January 23. Speaking at the latest COVID-19 briefing she said the breakdown amounted to "a total of 1,227 or 42 percent males a... Read more

Governor ‘Pleased To Assist The Government Of Bermuda In Securing Additional Vaccines & Equipment

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - Following the announcement that the UK Government would make available to Bermuda a further 29,250 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and ancillary equipment, the Governor, Ms Rena Lalgie said: "I am pleased that Government House, through the Foreign, Commonwealt... Read more

‘Too Many Are Selfish’: US Nears 5 Million Virus Cases

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[caption id="attachment_37696" align="alignleft" width="339"] A sign informs customers at the Edison Hotel restaurant about wearing a protective face mask during the coronavirus pandemic, Friday, July 24, 2020, along Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, Fla - AP Photo/Lynne Sladky[/caption] Associated Pre... Read more

US Hits 25 Million COVID Cases, World Nears 100 Million

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, NY - The US surpassed 25 million COVID infections Sunday, the most of any country by far. More than 417,000 people in the US.have died from COVID-19, according to Johns Hopkins University data. That death toll is almost twice as high as that of any other ... Read more

Health Passports ‘Could Allow Vaccinated Brits Back Into Pubs & Restaurants’

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[caption id="attachment_37146" align="alignleft" width="367"] FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine" sticker and a medical syringe, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File[/caption] Department of Health chiefs are said to be in talks with a tech e... Read more

COVID-19: No New Cases In Latest Round Of 601 Tests

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Unlike recent updates, there were no new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the latest round of 601 test results received by the Ministry of Health since the last update earlier this week. "Additionally, since the last update, five cases have recovered," a spokeswoman said. There are currently 49 acti... Read more

New Highly Contagious Coronavirus Strain Could Be More Lethal Too, UK Officials Warn

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, NY - The more contagious new coronavirus variant first detected in the UK may also be more lethal than previous versions, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Friday. “There is some evidence that the new variant … may be associated with a higher degree o... Read more

NYC On Track To Run Out Of COVID Vaccine Supplies By Friday, Mayor de Blasio Warns

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, NY - New York City is on track to run out of COVID vaccine supplies starting Thursday, Mayor de Blasio said Tuesday. Without more doses, the city would have to cancel vaccination appointments for Friday and afterward, he added, explaining that the city ha... Read more

WHO Chief Lambasts Vaccine Profits, Demands Elderly Go First

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[caption id="attachment_37334" align="alignleft" width="546"] A member of staff at the university hospital prepares the Moderna vaccine against COVID-19 in Duesseldorf, Monday, Jan 18, 2021 - Federico Gambarini/dpa via AP[/caption] Associated Press: GENEVA — The World Health Organization chief ... Read more