Health Ministry officials confirmed a downturn in the number of active cases of COVID-19, which has dropped down to 251, in the latest round of 4,992 test results, with 195 positive cases reported.

There are currently three patients battling the virus in hospital, with only one patient in intensive care.

A Ministry spokesperson said last night that the numbers had fallen by roughly 50 percent.

The Minister, Kim Wilson, noted however, that the latest figures came as “multiple European countries are experiencing a significant surge in new COVID-19 infections”.

“With an increase in travel for locals and visitors, it is vital that we do not let our guard down,” she added.

Of the new cases, 53 came from overseas, 55 were listed as local transmission, and 87 were under investigation.

Since the last update, there have been 319 recoveries – the death toll due to COVID-19 remains at 138.

The Minister also noted that the island’s COVID-19 vaccine supplies expire at the end of this month, with no new supply sschedule to arrive on island until the fall.

The vaccine is currently available at the following locations:

• Somerset pharmacy: call for appointments at 234-2484

• Wee Care Paediatrics: for patients and family members aged 12 and over, as paediatric vaccines are no longer in stock. Appointments at 296-3032

• Edgewood Paediatric Services: for patients and family members aged 12 and over. Appointments at 295-8000

• Omni Medical: Saturday for the general public. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are preferred at 236-3838

• Northshore Medical: appointments at 293-5476

• Somers Medical Services/Dr Laura Murphy: for patients only. Appointments at 295-1110

• Bermuda Healthcare Services/Dr Reddy: appointments at 236-2810

• Bermuda Diabetes Association: June 29, 9am until noon. Open to the public. Call 297-8427 for an appointment or visit

• Hamilton Pharmacy in collaboration with Helix Lab: today, June 29 and 30, 1pm to 4pm. Customers can book an appointment online at