As of the most recent statistics, the Island has 472 active Covid-19 cases and unfortunately ten people are in hospital.
According to data from the Ministry, the average age of all active cases is 37 years, and as far as hospitalizations, the average age is 59 years and 0% are fully vaccinated.
As far as variant type, 0 are Alpha, 0 are Beta, 88 [19%] are Delta, 0 are Gamma, 0 are wildtype, 16 [3%] are not able to be determined and 368 [78%] are not available.
The 472 currently active cases are the highest since April 2021, which was the worst month on record.
The Ministry said the source of all 472 active cases is as follows: 62 are imported, 173 are classified as local transmission with known contact/source and 237 are under investigation.
The average age of all active cases is 37 years, and 46% are male, and approximately 100 of the active cases are in the 30 – 39 age group, and overall the age groups span from under 10 years old to over 80.
As far as hospitalizations, the average age is 59 years, 60% are male, and the charts provided by the Health Ministry indicate that one person is over 80, one person is in the 70 – 79 age group, four people are in the 60 – 69 age group, two people are in the 40 -49 age group, and two people are in the 30 -39 age group.
In providing information on vaccination status, the Ministry said, “Imported cases: 47 [76%] are fully vaccinated and 15 [24%] are not vaccinated. Local/Under Investigation cases: 103 [25%] are fully vaccinated and 307 [75%] are not vaccinated. Hospitalised cases: 0 [0%] are fully vaccinated and 10 [100%] are not vaccinated.”
“We are in the midst of a growing outbreak, and the number of positive cases is alarming. It is essential that residents remember the basics,” said Minister of Health, Kim Wilson.
“In Bermuda, complacency is our enemy when it comes to the Delta variant, so I must urge all residents to remember the basics that we have been doing for the last 18 months and do what is necessary to keep them and their family safe.”