ESadly, Bermuda recorded yet another COVID related death since May 18.

Health Minister, Kim Wilson, while extending condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased, said the island recorded another 313 new cases in the latest round of 9,800 tests.

According to the lastest update released earlier today (May 25), 45 of the new cases were classified as imported with a history of travel in the previous 14 days.

The additional 268 new cases were classified as either local transmission (59) or under investigation (209).

 

Additionally, there were 312 recoveries.

There are 312 active cases, of which:

·         304 are under public health monitoring; and

·         8 are in hospital, with 1 in intensive care.

Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 14755 coronavirus cases, out of which 14305 have recovered, and sadly there have been 138 coronavirus-related deaths.

The source of all active cases is as follows:

·         45 are Imported

·         59 are classified as local transmission

·         208 are Under Investigation

The source of all confirmed cases is as follows:

·         2773 are Imported

·         11330 are classified as local transmission of which:

o   5115 are Local transmission with known contact/source and

o   6215 are Local transmission with an unknown contact/source

·         652 are Under Investigation

Meanwhile, the Minister warned: “There is still a lot of COVID in the community, especially among school children.

“As we head into the long holiday weekend, I urge everyone to please follow public health guidelines. While you are out and about enjoying the Bermuda Day festivities, don’t let your guard down. Continue to wear your mask indoors, and outdoors if you cannot physically distance yourself. Wash your hands frequently, use hand sanitiser, and take antigen tests before you socialise. If you test positive, please stay home.”