Bermuda has recorded another three COVID deaths due to COVID, taking the island’s death toll to 104.
While expressing heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased, Health Minister Kim Wilson said tonight only ten new cases were reported in the latest round of 6,461 tests since the last update.
Five were classified as imported from overseas, the other five were listed as either on-island transmission or under investigation.
There are currently 66 active cases with ten patients battling this virus in hospital, including two in intensive care.
Of the 66 active cases, 56 are under public health monitoring.
The Minister also noted that 17 of the 66 active cases were imported from overseas, 36 were on-island transmissions, with the sources of the other 13 still under investigation.
Additionally, since the last update, there have been 25 recoveries and three deaths.
Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 5,657 confirmed coronavirus cases, out of which 5,487 have recovered.
The source of all active cases is as follows:
· 17 are Imported
· 36 are classified as local transmission
· 13 are Under Investigation
Active cases by vaccination status and transmission:
· Imported cases: 94% are fully vaccinated, and 6% are not vaccinated
· Local/Under Investigation cases: 31% are fully vaccinated, and 69% are not vaccinated
The source of all confirmed cases is as follows:
· 660 are Imported
· 4920 are classified as local transmission of which:
o 3037 are Local transmission with known contact/source and
o 1883 are Local transmission with an unknown contact/source
· 77 are Under Investigation
The Minister also noted that both healthcare and essential workers “who had a second dose over six months ago can now book a COVID-19 booster by calling the COVID helpline 444-2498 and press #2 to book booster appointment”.
“Those persons aged 65 or older who have had the second dose over 6 months ago can walk into Pier six between 10am and 5pm to get booster shot this week Monday-Friday,” said Ms Wilson.
“COVID-19 vaccinations are available at the Hamilton Health Centre, 67 Victoria Street, every Tuesday from 2 – 4pm.
“These vaccinations are by appointment only, no walk-ins. You can get your 1st, 2nd or 3rd dose. Call 332-8906 for assistance in scheduling an appointment, or you can book online at
“You can book an appointment or walk into the KEMH Vaccination Clinic on Tuesday and Thursday, 4 to 7pm, and Saturday, 8am to 4pm. Medical doctors will be at KEMH to answer any questions about COVID-19 and the vaccines.
“The COVID-19 vaccine remains our best defence in preventing the spread of this virus. It will decrease symptoms and severe illness and, in most cases, prevent death.”