The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda climbed to 121 when two more test results came back positive on Tuesday.

According to the Ministry of Health, the two most recent cases were among 153 test results received this week.

There are currently 47 active cases with the number of people hospitalised as a result of the coronavirus now down to seven – two in the Intensive Care Unit.

Another 40 people are under public health monitoring.

To date, 66 people have recovered and eight people have died.

The age range of people who tested positive for COVID-19 runs from 18 to 101, the average age is 59.

The average age of hospital patients is 78, with ages ranging from 68 to 89.

Earlier this week, Health Minister Kim Wilson said she was “deeply saddened” to report another fatality over the weekend due to COVID-19.
She also stated that details of the victim would not be released.

Testing was completed at all 21 of the island’s elder care homes over the weekend.

The total number of cases in elder care homes to date, remains at 44.