The Ministry of Health reported only five new cases of COVID-19 in the latest round of 1,029 test results as the number of active cases dropped down to 73.
A Ministry spokeswoman said two of the new cases were classified as imported.
“The first case is a resident who arrived on Delta Airline DL 584 from Atlanta on 15 May 2021 and tested positive on their day 4 test. The second case is a resident who arrived on Jet Blue B6203 from Boston on 15 May 2021 and tested positive on their day 4 test.
“Two of the new cases are classified as local transmission with known contact as they are associated with known cases.
“The additional new case is classified as under investigation. This case is a resident with no currently identified link to other known cases or history of travel in the past 14 days.
“Additionally, since the last update, there were 17 recoveries and no deaths.
Of the 73 active cases, 69 are under public health monitoring and four (4) are in hospital, with one (1) in intensive care.
“Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 2,488 confirmed coronavirus cases, out of which 2,383 have recovered, and sadly 32 COVID related deaths.”
The source of all cases is as follows:
· 301 are Imported
· 2137 are classified as local transmission of which:
o 1669 are Local transmission with known contact/source and
o 468 are Local transmission with an unknown contact/source
· 50 are Under Investigation