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Covid: 334 Positive, 375 Active, 10 In Hospital

The Ministry received 8,589 test results — spanning 7 days — and 334 were positive, so there are now 375 active cases, of which 10 people are in hospital.

A Government spokesperson said, “Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 8589 test results, and 334 were positive for the coronavirus, giving a test positivity rate of 4%.

“These results are from testing done on:

  • Tuesday: 68 positive out of 1449 results [4.7% positivity]
  • Wednesday: 53 positive out of 1579 results [3.4% positivity]
  • Thursday: 53 positive out of 1752 results [3.7% positivity]
  • Friday: 51 positive out of 1450 results [3.5% positivity]
  • Saturday: 28 positive out of 805 results [3.5% positivity]
  • Sunday: 25 positive out of 548 results [4.6% positivity]
  • Monday: 56 positive out of 1006 results [5.6% positivity]

“65 of the new cases are classified as imported with a history of travel in the previous 14 days.

“The additional 269 new cases are classified as either local transmission [79] or under investigation [190].

“Additionally, there were 348 recoveries and no deaths.

“There are 375 active cases, of which:

  • 365 are under public health monitoring; and
  • 10 are in hospital, with 0 in intensive care.

“Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 15762 coronavirus cases, out of which 15249 have recovered, and sadly there have been 138 coronavirus-related deaths.

June 16 2022 Covid Calendar Day

“The source of all active cases is as follows:

  • 75 are Imported
  • 94 are classified as local transmission
  • 206 are Under Investigation

“The source of all confirmed cases is as follows:

  • 3076 are Imported
  • 12017 are classified as local transmission of which:
    • 5344 are Local transmission with known contact/source and
    • 6673 are Local transmission with an unknown contact/source
  • 669 are Under Investigation

“As investigations proceed, transmission categories may change. For age distributions and overall transmission categories, please refer to https://www.gov.bm/coronavirus-covid19-update. The seven-day average of our real-time reproduction number is 0.77.

“For information regarding other conditions being reported to the Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, please refer to https://www.gov.bm/health-information.

“The Hamilton Pharmacy will launch vaccinations on Tuesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 23. Visit their website to book an appointment: http://www.hamiltonpharmacy.bm/

“There is still a lot of Covid in the community,” said Minister of Health, Kim Wilson. “As we head into the long holiday weekend, I urge everyone to please follow public health guidelines. While enjoying the Heroes Weekend festivities, wash your hands frequently, use hand sanitiser, wear a mask if you cannot physically distance, and take antigen tests before and after you socialise to always know your status. If you test positive, please stay home.”