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471 Results Received, One Positive

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There were 471 test results received and one was positive for Covid-19 — which “is classified as local transmission with a known contact” – so the island now has 19 active cases.

A Government spokesperson said, “There were 471 test results received by the Ministry of Health yesterday [17 November 2020], and one was positive for COVID-19.

“This most recent case is classified as local transmission with a known contact with details as follows:

  • 1 resident who became symptomatic having been under quarantine since 12 November 2020, as they were a household contact of an imported case. [The imported case is a resident, who arrived on 7 November 2020 and tested positive on their Day 4 test].

“Bermuda now has 224 total confirmed positive cases. Their status is as follows:

  • There are 19 active cases, who are:
  • all under public health monitoring, and
  • none are hospitalized or in critical care;
  • a total of 196 have recovered, and
  • the total deceased remains 9.

“The average age of all of our confirmed positive cases is 53 and the age range of all of our positive cases is from 7 to 101 years.

“The average age of all deceased cases is 74 and the age range is 57 to 91 years.

“The source of all local cases is as follows:

  • 111 are Imported
  • 92 are Local transmission, with known contact
  • 21 are Local transmission with an unknown contact, and
  • none are under investigation

“Bermuda’s country status is ‘Sporadic Cases.’ The seven-day average of our real time reproduction number is less than 1.”

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