The Ministry of Health reported seven new cases in the latest round of 2,561 COVID-19 test results received between October 30 and November 1.

A spokesperson said: “All were imported by visitors and residents — so the island now has a total of 21 active cases.

The breakdown is as follows:

  • One case is a resident having arrived on AA308 from Miami on 29 October who tested positive on arrival
  • One case is a visitor having arrived on BA 2233 from London on 24 October who was tested due to onset of symptoms. This individual tested negative on arrival and on Day 4
  • One case is a visitor having arrived on Jet Blue B6203 from Boston on 31 October who tested positive on arrival.
  • The additional four cases (1 visitor and 3 residents) arrived on BA 2233 from London on 27 October 2020 and tested positive on their day 4 test

“Case isolation and contact tracing has begun for all cases,” the spokesperson added.

“Bermuda now has 206 total confirmed positive cases.”

Their status is as follows:

  • There are 21 active cases (all imported, consisting of 8 visitors and 13 returning residents), who are
  • All under public health monitoring, and
  • None are hospitalized or in critical care
  •  A total of 176 have recovered, and
  • The total deceased remains 9

The average age of all of our confirmed positive cases is 54 and the age range of all of our positive cases is from 7 to 101 years.

The average age of all deceased cases is 74 and the age range is 57 to 91 years.

The source of all cases is as follows:

  • 95 are Imported
  • 90 are Local transmission, with known contact
  • 21 are Local transmission with an unknown contact, and
  • none are under investigation

Bermuda’s country status is “Sporadic Cases”. The seven-day average of our real time reproduction number is less than 1.

Meanwhile, the Health Ministry issued a reminder to members of the public that flu vaccinations are available for the month of November at the Hamilton Health Clinic on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2pm until 4pm.

The public are advised that this will be a walk-in service and NOT a drive through like the one provided at Flu Express. Clients may park in the clinic’s car park. For further information call 278-6460.