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Government reported a total of 12 new cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday night, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 98 in Bermuda.

A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health said 222 test results came in yesterday, 210 were negative.

Ten people are currently in hospital fighting this virus, 44 cases are being monitored from home.

The age of the patients in hospital range between 57 and 82 – the average age of cases was 56 and the “median age is 58”.

“The age range of all our confirmed cases is from 18 to 91 years,” she added.

The good news, a total of 39 people have recovered from the coronavirus.

Of the 12 new cases, she said 11 came in from overseas.

The source of the twelfth case was still under investigation.

“All persons who returned a positive result have not been released from Government quarantine facilities,” she said.

“Persons from the British Airways flight were released today and those from the Delta Air Lines flight will be released tomorrow (Weds).

“It is important to note that persons who have been released are still subject to public health monitoring for 14 days.”