As of May 14, Bermuda has administered a total of 132,650 vaccinations, 74.4% of the population has received two doses and 70.4% of those eligible for a booster have received it while 10.8% of those with a booster have received a second booster dose.
In releasing the latest test results, a Government spokesperson said, “Since January 11, 2021, Bermuda residents have received a total of 132,650 vaccinations.
“Of the 132,650 vaccinations given as of May 14, 2022:
- 52% are women and,
- 48% are men
“87.0% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination, and 85.8% are fully immunized
“To date, 75.8% of the population has been vaccinated [1 dose], and 74.4% of the population has been immunized [2 doses].
“70.4% of those eligible for a booster have received their booster, and 10.8% of those with a booster have received a second booster dose.”
“Cases are still rising, and people in our community have stayed home with serious coronavirus symptoms and unfortunately died before they got to the hospital,” said Minister Wilson. “Regardless of your age, if you have worsening coronavirus symptoms, especially shortness of breath/difficulty breathing, diarrhea and/or vomiting, immediately contact your primary care provider or the hospital [239-2009] for guidance.
“There will be a pop-up vaccination clinic sponsored by Bermuda Medical Doctors Association [BMDA] at the back of Charities House 25 Point Finger Road, Paget, this Saturday, May 21st from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Walk-ins are allowed but appointments are encouraged.
“We are grateful to Omni Medical for hosting this clinic. Vaccinations remain our best protection to minimize severe illness and hospitalisations due to COVID-19, and anyone who wants to get vaccinated should take advantage of this additional opportunity to do so.”
The spokesperson said, “Vaccinations and boosters are also available through the Hamilton Health Centre, 67 Victoria Street. These vaccinations are by appointment only, with no walk-ins. Call 332-8906 for assistance in scheduling an appointment.
“The pediatric doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children will end at the end of May. Parents who wish to have their child vaccinated should register their child on gov.bm/vaccines and then contact their paediatrician to register an interest in getting the vaccine. If your child does not have a paediatrician contact the Hamilton Health Centre on 332-8906 for assistance in scheduling an appointment. If you have questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 444-2498 and select Option #2.”
“For information on vaccine eligibility and where to get the vaccine, go to https://www.gov.bm/vaccines.”