COVID-19: Five New Cases As 2,688 Residents Sign Up To Get The Vaccine

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Another five new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the latest round of 813 test results received by local health officials, bringing the total number of active cases up to 91. All five were returning residents who arrived here from the United States, including one who arrived on a Delta flight ... Read more

No New Deal With Minibuses, Commuters Put On Notice To Expect More Bus Cancellations

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[caption id="attachment_37054" align="alignleft" width="458"] Roger Todd, DPT Director[/caption] Public bus commuters were put on notice to expect cancellations to double this week after negotiations with the Bermuda Minibus Association to back up the school route broke down. Speaking at a new... Read more

COVID-19: Four New Cases, 90 Active Cases As Vaccine Is Administered In Bermuda

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Another four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the latest round of 1,427 test results received by the Ministry of Health since the last update. A spokesperson said: "Two of the new cases are classified as imported. One of the new imported cases is a non-resident who arrived on DL 584 from A... Read more

Bermuda Records 11th Death Due To The Coronavirus As Curfew Remains In Effect From Midnight To 5am

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Health Minister Kim Wilson confirmed another death due to COVID-19 in Bermuda this week, bringing the total number of deaths recorded to date up to 11. Speaking at the latest government briefing on Tuesday (January 5) the Minister said this latest death was "very upsetting" for members of the pub... Read more

‘Our Primary Schools Are Old…Designed & Built To Support Education From An Earlier Era’ 

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Virtual meetings to gauge public feedback on the Government's plans to close a total of nine primary schools in 2022 begin in January. According to the Minister of Education, Diallo Rabain, the public consultation meetings will run through to March 12, 2021. The concept behind the plans to cut t... Read more

‘The Reality Is That This Outbreak Is Not Yet Fully Contained’ – Curfew Extended From Dec 22 To Jan 4

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As the number of confirmed cases continue to climb, COVID-19 restrictions will be extended for another two weeks from December 22 to January 4, 2021 - including the 11pm curfew on New Year's Eve. Speaking at the latest COVID-19 briefing last night (Dec 17), Minister of National Security, Renée Mi... Read more

Rabain: Two Signature Schools To Start In 2022 With One In Each Parish Except For Pembroke

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Plans to open the first two signature schools by September 2021 have been pushed back to September 2022. This from Education Minister Diallo Rabain, who reaffirmed the Government's commitment to phase-out middle schools in Bermuda's public school system. In the interim, he said the Government ... Read more

COVID-19: Active Cases Climbs To 200, 25 New Cases, Four Imported Via Airlines

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Bermuda recorded another 25 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the latest round of test results - four were imported via flights from Atlanta, Toronto and Miami between last Friday and Saturday. Another four cases were transmitted on island with a known contact or source, according to the Minister of... Read more

COVID-19: Government News Conference On New Restrictions As Of Tuesday, December 8

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Flanked by the Minister of Health and the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Premier David Burt held a news conference tonight to announce the reimplementation of COVID-19 restrictions as of this Tuesday, December 8, in the wake of the increasing number of cases. Included in the restrictions set to go ... Read more

Public Works: $200,000 In Repairs Made To Salvation Army Residential Buildings

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Minister of Public Works, Lieutenant Colonel David Burch publicly recognized "two local philanthropists, who through their effort and contribution" made "extensive renovations and repairs possible" at two Salvation Army residential buildings. Speaking at a news conference on Wednesday (Dec 2) Col... Read more