As of September 25th, Bermuda has administered a total of 87,215 vaccinations — an increase of 539 since the previous week — and 66.5% of the population has received two doses thus far.
This is the second consecutive week of increase, as the data as of September 18th showed an increase of 482 since the previous week, while the data as of September 11th showed an increase of 280 since the prior week.
A Government spokesperson said, “We have completed week 37 of vaccinations. Since January 11, Bermuda has administered a total of 87,215 vaccinations.
“Of the 87,215 vaccinations given as of September 25:
- 52% are women and,
- 48% are men
“84.2% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination, and 82.7% are fully immunised. To date, 68.3% of the population has been vaccinated [1 dose], and 66.5% of the population has been immunised [2 doses].
Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, “I encourage everyone to please do everything you can to protect you and your family from the virus.
“Everyone in our community has an individual responsibility to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. We are all in this together, and we must all work together to ensure our community is safe. The Delta variant is spreading fast, causing more infections in our community. I urge those who have not been vaccinated to do so now. The Covid-19 vaccines work to prevent severe illness, which may be fatal.”