The Ministry of Health reported another 200 positive cases of COVID-19 in the latest round of 3,973 tests, with 84 of the new cases classified as imported with a history of travel in the previous 14 days.

The additional 116 new cases were classified as either local transmission (51) or under investigation (65).  

Additionally, there were 158 recoveries.

There are 238 active cases, of which:

•         232 are under public health monitoring; and

•         6 are in hospital, with 0 in intensive care.

Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 17,556 coronavirus cases, out of which 17,170 have recovered, and sadly there have been 148 coronavirus-related deaths.

The source of all active cases is as follows:

•         99 are Imported

•         67 are classified as local transmission

•         72 are Under Investigation

The source of all confirmed cases is as follows:

  • 3,764 are Imported
  • 13,577 are classified as local transmission of which:
    • 5,845 are Local transmission with known contact/source and
    • 7,732 are Local transmission with an unknown contact/source
  • 215 are Under Investigation

Minister of Health, Kim Wilson, JP, MP, said: “Continue to follow public health guidance. Wear a face mask and wash and sanitise your hands regularly. Maintain a 6ft physical distance from others.

“Importantly, ensure there is proper ventilation when you are indoors.

“Fresh air ventilation is essential for any building or internal space and protects all of us from infections such as COVID. Increase fresh air ventilation wherever possible when indoors.”