Cabinet To Meet, Press Conference On Sunday, April 11

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Premier David Burt announced today that his Cabinet will meet on Sunday (April 11), with a news conference planned shortly thereafter to discuss the latest COVID-19 outbreak in Bermuda, that saw 116 new cases reported in a single day. In a post tweeted this weekend, Mr Burt said: "Health Bermuda ... Read more

Bermuda Records Another Death Due To COVID-19 – No Official Word Yet

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Bermuda Real received confirmation from family members that the island recorded another death due to COVID-19 early this morning as the number of active cases jumped to 871 in a single day with 116 new cases confirmed on Friday (April 9). No official word yet from local health officials on this lat... Read more

Norwegian Cruise Line To Restart In July But Jab Needed

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AFP: PARIS, France — Norwegian Cruise Line announced Tuesday it would resume trips from late July for passengers who have been fully vaccinated, following a suspension of more than a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The US operator said starting July 25 it will gradually resume cruises, ... Read more

Countries Worldwide Hit New Records For Virus Cases, Deaths

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[caption id="attachment_41573" align="alignleft" width="406"] April 7, 2021, file photo, people attend the burial of a relative who died from complications related to COVID-19 at the Vila Formosa cemetery in Sao Paulo, Brazil - AP Photo/Andre Penner[/caption] Associated Press: SAO PAULO, Brazil -... Read more

COVID-19: Health Minister Making ‘Significant Progress’ Towards Reaching Herd Immunity

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Twelve weeks into the Government's COVID-19 vaccination programme, Health Minister Kim Wilson says Bermuda is making "significant progress" towards reaching herd immunity in Bermuda. Speaking at the latest COVID briefing on Tuesday (April 6), the Minister said: "From January 11 to April 3, 2021,... Read more

COVID-19: Six In ICU, 28 New Cases Confirmed, 670 Active Cases

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Premier David Burt opened the latest COVID briefing by offering his "deepest condolences on behalf of the Government and people of Bermuda to the families of the two people who, as announced by the Minister of Health over the weekend". Reflecting on "the latest in our community to have succumbed ... Read more

Back To School Goes Back To Remote Learning As Of Monday, April 12

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As of Monday, April 12, it's back to remote learning for all of the island's public and private schools "until at least Friday, April 23". The announcement was made by Premier David Burt following the weekly Cabinet meeting on Tuesday (April 6). Speaking at the latest COVID briefing last night... Read more

OBA MP Dunkley On COVID-19: ‘Simply Not Good Enough!’

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The following statement was released by One Bermuda Alliance MP and former Premier, Michael Dunkley, the Shadow Minister of Health... Over recent days COVID news has been depressing and grim to say the least, especially with two deaths announced on Sunday night. Our deepest sympathy and condolenc... Read more

BHB Vaccination Clinic Fund Receives $100,000 Donation From The Green Family

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New Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Green family have made a donation of $100,000 to support Bermuda Hospitals Board’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. This donation comes following the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation’s recent appeal for donations  to help cover a balance of funds neede... Read more

CDC Changes Bermuda COVID Status To Level 4 In Light Of ‘Recent Increase In Active Cases’

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has changed Bermuda's COVID status to 'Very High', in light of the "recent increase in active cases. A spokeswoman for the US Consulate General said: "The CDC has adjusted the Travel Health Notice for Bermuda, changing its status from Level ... Read more