COVID-19: 808 Test Results & No New Cases

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There were 808 test results submitted on Thursday and the good news is there were no new cases of COVID-19 reported by the Ministry of Health. Speaking at the latest government briefing on Thursday, Health Minister Kim Wilson said: "Bermuda has had 159 total confirmed positive cases." To date,... Read more

COVID-19: One New Case, Total 157, Five Active Cases Under Active Monitoring

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - During the Cup Match holiday, between Thursday and Saturday, August 1, there were 1,049 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and one was positive for COVID-19. The new case was imported on Friday's Delta flight from Atlanta. Bermuda has 157 to... Read more

COVID-19 Update: ‘Delays In Testing & Processing Results’

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Health advises the public that due to the increase in traveller testing volumes, our teams have experienced delays in testing and processing results. The results of arriving travellers are a priority so persons can be released from quarantine wit... Read more

COVID-19: Two New Cases From Atlanta Flight, Total Case 156, Six Active Cases Being Monitored

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Health Minister Kim Wilson reported two new cases of COVID-19 landed in Bermuda on Monday’s Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta. Speaking at the latest briefing on Tuesday, the Minister said the two were found in the latest round of 555 test results sent in to the Ministry this week, bring the ... Read more

Family Doctors Will Be ‘Weight Coaches’ & Sweets Will Be BANNED At Checkouts In UK

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[caption id="attachment_30390" align="alignleft" width="454"] Photo: Our Time Press[/caption] Mail Online: UK, July 27, 2020 - Family doctors will become 'healthy weight' coaches and sweets will be banned at shop checkouts under the Government's tough anti-obesity drive. GPs will be trained ... Read more

COVID-19: One New Case Out of 663 Test Results, Total Cases Now 154

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One test came back positive in the latest round of the 683 results received by the Ministry of Health on Saturday, with the new case imported on Friday's Delta flight to Bermuda. A Government spokesperson said: "The case is a resident without a pre-departure test. Isolation and contact tracing ha... Read more

Hoteliers Push For Mandatory Pretesting Of All Before Entry To Jamaica

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[caption id="attachment_30131" align="alignleft" width="388"] In this Jamaica Observer file photo, visitors who arrived at the Sangster International on the market Airport in Montego Bay, St James, being processed by health officials earlier this month - Photo: Philp Lemonte[/caption] Jamaica Obs... Read more

COVID-19: 1,165 Tests, 1 Positive, 11 Pending, 7 Active Cases

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As of today, the Ministry of Health has confirmed that 1,165 COVID-19 test results came in between Friday and Saturday and one of them was positive as a result of another imported case on the Delta flight 656 from Atlanta on July 17. A Ministry spokesperson said "contact tracing for this case" is... Read more

COVID-19: Infected Traveller Breached Rules – Case Under Investigation by Police

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Health Minister Kim Wilson confirmed that two returning residents on board a Delta Air Lines flight on Wednesday (July 15) tested positive for COVID-19 out of the 363 test results received on Thursday. And one of those passengers "did not adhere to the required quarantine period" and decided to g... Read more

Blu Bar & Grill Shutdown For 14 Days As Of Saturday, July 11, 2020

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Health Minister Kim Wilson "issued a closure notice to Blu Bar and Grill" effective Saturday, July 11 for 14 days, as a result of that plush weekend bash put on by former Minister of Tourism Zane DeSilva and approved by Wayne Caines. "This followed a detailed investigation by the Ministry of Heal... Read more