COVID-19: Only Five New Cases Reported, 49 Active, 2 In KEMH, 1 In ICU

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Only five new cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda were reported in the latest round of 4,592 test results received by the Ministry of Health this week. Three (3) of the new cases were classified as imported with history of travel in the previous 14 days. The additional two (2) new cases are classified as e... Read more

Alabama Boy Certified As World’s Most Premature Baby

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A US boy born at 21 weeks and a day weighing under a pound has been certified as the world's most premature baby to survive. Curtis Means was delivered in Birmingham, Alabama, last year weighing just 420g (14.8 ounces). Guinness World Records confirmed that Curtis, who is now thriving at 16... Read more

COVID-19: 58 Active Cases, Only Four In Hospital, One In ICU

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The number of active COVID-19 cases in Bermuda has dropped by four to 58, with only 20 new cases reported by the Ministry of Health in the latest round of 6,674 tests carried out between last Sunday and Wednesday. A Ministry spokesperson said tonight that there are four people in hospital battling t... Read more

New York Offering Chance At Free College To Kids Who Are Vaccinated Against COVID

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New York Daily News: ALBANY, By Denis Slattery — Governor Hochul wants school kids to give it the old college try when it comes to getting a COVID vaccine. New York is raffling off 50 full free rides to either a SUNY or CUNY college as part of the state’s latest enticement to get immunized,... Read more

Thousands Of People Caught COVID At US Hospitals, New Data Shows

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, By Peter Sblendorio - Hospital visits unrelated to COVID-19 still led to thousands of people contracting the deadly virus in the United States last year, alarming new data revealed. The data, released by the Kaiser Health News nonprofit, says more than 10,000 co... Read more

US Lifts Pandemic Travel Ban, Opens Doors To Visitors

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Associated Press: CHARLES DE GAULLE AIRPORT, France — The US lifted restrictions Monday on travel from a long list of countries including Mexico, Canada and most of Europe, allowing tourists to make long-delayed trips and family members to reconnect with loved ones after more than a year and a ha... Read more

COVID-19: Only 12 New Cases Reported, Active Cases Down To 59, 6 In Hospital, 1 In ICU

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The Ministry of Health reported only 12 new cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda, in the latest round of 3,548 tests, with the number of active cases now down to 59. Only six patients are currently in King Edward VII Memorial Hospital battling the coronavirus, with only one patient in intensive care. Three ... Read more

COVID-19: Health Minister Urges Workers To Take The Booster Shot

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Local healthcare workers, essential and criticial service workers are being encouraged to take the COVID-19 booster shot. According to the Minister of Health, Kim Wilson, the programme "is well on its way". "Currently, booster vaccines are available for healthcare workers, essential and critical ser... Read more

COVID-19 Claims Another Two Lives, Total Now 106

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COVID-19 has claimed another two lives in Bermuda, taking the island's death toll from the coronavirus to 106. Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 2,997 test results, and eight were positive. Seven of the new cases were classified as imported with history of travel in the previous... Read more

Citterio Salame Sticks Health Alert

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Health is aware of a Public Health Alert from the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) relating to a salmonella outbreak linked to “Citterio Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks ALL NATURAL”. The Italian-styl... Read more