No new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the latest round of 306 test results received by the Ministry of Health.
Speaking at the latest briefing on Tuesday (Feb 2), Health Minister Kim Wilson also confirmed that since the last update, “one case has recovered”, while there are currently 11 active cases.
· Seven are under public health monitoring and
· Four are in hospital with none in critical care
“Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 692 total confirmed cases of COVID-19; out of those, 669 persons have recovered, and 12 persons have sadly succumbed to COVID-19,” the Minister added.
“The mean age of all confirmed positive cases is 43 years (median: 40 years), and the ages range from less than one year to greater than 100 years.
“The mean age of all currently active cases is 55 years (median: 50 years), and the ages range from less than 30 years (age group: 20-29 years) to greater than 80 years (age group: 80-100 years).
“To protect privacy and confidentiality, age information will not be provided on the hospitalized cases,” said Ms Wilson.
“The mean age of all deceased cases is 75 years (median: 77 years), and the ages range from less than 60 years (age group: 50-59 years) to greater than 80 years (age group: 80-100 years).”
The source of all cases is as follows:
· 200 are Imported
· 489 are classified as local transmission of which:
· 399 are local transmission with known contact/source and
· 90 are local transmission with an unknown contact/source
· Three are under investigation
Transmission categories may change, and this latest update has two (2) cases moving from under investigation to local transmission with unknown contact/source, the Minister added.
“Of the more than 160,000 test results reported, the mean age of all persons tested is 43 years (median: 42 years), and the ages range from less than one year to greater than 100 years.
“The seven-day average of our real time reproduction number is less than 1 (0.39) and Bermuda’s current country status is ‘Sporadic Cases’.