There were 6535 test results received — spanning three days of testing — and three were positive for Covid-19, with two cases classified as imported, while one is classified as under investigation.
A Government spokesperson said, “There were 6535 test results received by the Ministry of Health since the last update, and three were positive for Covid-19, giving a test positivity rate of 0.05%.
“These results are from testing done on:
- “Monday, July 19: 0 positive out of 2206 results [0.0% positivity]
- “Tuesday, July 20: 2 positive out of 2127 results [0.09% positivity]
- “Wednesday, July 21: 1 positive out of 2202 results [0.05% positivity]
“2 of the new cases are classified as imported with details as follows:
- “1 resident who arrived on Delta Airline dl 584 from Atlanta on 16 July 2021 and tested positive on their day 4 test
- “1 resident who arrived on British Airways BA 159 from London on 13 July 2021 and tested positive on their day 8 test
“The additional new case is classified as under investigation. This case is among a resident with no currently identified link to other known cases or history of travel in the past 14 days.
“Additionally, there was one  recovery and 0 deaths.
“There are currently 17 active cases, of which;
- 17 are under public health monitoring and;
- Zero are in the hospital.
“Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 2538 total confirmed cases of Covid-19; out of those, 2488 persons have recovered, and sadly, there were 33 Covid-related deaths.
“The source of all cases is as follows:
- 340 are Imported
- 2196 are classified as local transmission of which:
- 1699 are Local transmission with known contact/source and
- 497 are Local transmission with an unknown contact/source
- 2 are Under Investigation
“For information regarding age distributions, please refer to https://www.gov.bm/coronavirus-Covid19-update
“As investigations proceed, transmission categories may change. The seven-day average of our real time reproduction number is less than 1. Bermuda’s current WHO country status remains “Sporadic Cases”.