Good news out of the Ministry of Health this weekend with word that all 230 test results received between Friday and Saturday were negative for COVID-19, with 140 confirmed cases.

Their status is as follows:

  • there are 39 active cases, of which
  • 30 persons are under active public health monitoring, and
  • 9 persons are hospitalized; of which
  • 2 are in critical care;
  • a total of 92 have recovered, and
  • the total deceased remains 9.

A Ministry spokesperson added: “The average age of all of our confirmed positive cases is 61 and the age range of all of our positive cases is from 18 to 101 years.

“The average age of persons hospitalized is 76 and their age ranges from 66 to 91 years.

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

The source of all local cases is as follows:

  • 41 are Imported
  • 83 are Local transmission, with known contact
  • 10 are Local transmission with an unknown contact, and
  • 6 are under investigation

“Bermuda’s country status remains ‘Local Transmission – Cluster of Cases’.

“The importance of physical distancing cannot be overstated,” said the Minister of Health Wilson. “Bermuda can take great pride in the way the majority of residents have embraced responsible actions that make us safer as a community and have kept COVID-19 spread down. These actions have saved lives.

“It is unfortunate that just a few people’s disregard for the new rules we all have to live by can cause an outbreak. I remind all of Bermuda to adhere to wearing a face mask in public places, and doing your best to maintain a six feet separation from others. This will keep us all safe, but most of all, the persons in our community who are most vulnerable.”