Bermuda has administered a total of 82,870 vaccinations and 63.9% of the population have received two doses thus far.
A spokesperson said, “We have completed week 28 of vaccinations. Since January 11th Bermuda has administered a total of 82,870 vaccinations.
“Of the 82,870 vaccinations given as of July 24:
- 52% are women and,
- 48% are men
“82.5% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination and 81.3% are fully immunized.
“To date, 65.3% of the population has been vaccinated [1 dose], and 63.9% of the population has been immunized [2 doses].
“I would like to remind everyone that vaccination is recognised globally as one of the single most important measures that individuals can take to protect themselves, their loved ones and their community.
“Anyone who is trying to make up their mind about getting vaccinated should seek information that is supported by science and rely on guidance from reliable sources.
“If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, you can walk in to the King Edward Memorial Hospital vaccination centre. Next week the vaccination centre will be open on:
- Tuesday August 3rd, from 4 – 7 pm,
- Thursday, August 5th, from 4 – 7 pm, and on
- Saturday August 7th, from 8 am until 4 pm.
“Please remember, each of us must do our part to stop the spread of the coronavirus. It is essential that we all follow Public Health guidelines. Wear a mask, practice good hand hygiene, maintain physical distance and download the WeHealth Bermuda app.
“Do the research, talk with a reliable source and make an informed decision about getting the COVID-19 vaccine. There is a wealth of information about the vaccines online at gov.bm.”