Bermuda Covid-19 Coronavirus News – Bernews http://coronavirus.bernews.com Thu, 17 Nov 2022 20:14:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 2 Deaths, 35 Positive, 23 Active, 2 In Hospital http://coronavirus.bernews.com/2-deaths-35-positive-23-active-2-in-hospital/ Wed, 16 Nov 2022 21:28:21 +0000 http://coronavirus.bernews.com/?p=26079 The Ministry received 1,064 test results — spanning 14 days — and 35 were positive, so there are now 23 known active cases, of which 2 people are in hospital, and the Ministry confirmed that the island has recorded two coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the total to 151 since the pandemic began in 2020. “Sadly, there […]]]> Travel Authorisation Refunds Now Underway http://coronavirus.bernews.com/travel-authorisation-refunds-now-underway/ Wed, 16 Nov 2022 15:12:22 +0000 http://coronavirus.bernews.com/?p=26077 The Ministry of Health announced that Travel Authorisation [TA] refunds began on Monday, November 14. A Government spokesperson said, “Refunding will happen chronologically, starting from the 14th and working towards the 30th. The refund process is expected to take 6 – 8 weeks. “Travellers requiring a TA refund do not need to contact the TA […]]]> Covid Vaccine Available At Hamilton Health Clinic http://coronavirus.bernews.com/covid-vaccine-available-at-hamilton-health-clinic/ Mon, 14 Nov 2022 16:51:47 +0000 http://coronavirus.bernews.com/?p=26074 The coronavirus vaccine is now available at the Hamilton Health Clinic every Tuesday from 9am to 2pm. A Government spokesperson said, “Starting November 14th, the Pfizer-BioNTech original Adult formulation, and Moderna Bivalent coronavirus vaccines are available at the Hamilton Health Clinic, #3 Reid Street, every Tuesday from 9 am – 2 pm. “These vaccinations are for […]]]> Travel Authorisation Process Has Now Ended http://coronavirus.bernews.com/travel-authorisation-process-has-now-ended/ Mon, 14 Nov 2022 14:33:00 +0000 http://coronavirus.bernews.com/?p=26070 In news that many will welcome, the travel authorisation process has now officially ended. In an online post yesterday, the Government said, “The travel authorisation [TA], the associated forty-dollar fee, and proof of vaccination or medical insurance will be ending today 13th November 2022. “Effective 14th November, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] will reinstate the […]]]> OBA Pleased That TA Process & Fee Will End http://coronavirus.bernews.com/oba-pleased-that-ta-process-fee-will-end/ Mon, 07 Nov 2022 16:41:12 +0000 http://coronavirus.bernews.com/?p=26064 The OBA is pleased with the “announcement that the Government is abolishing the Travel Authorisation and associated fee,” Michael Dunkley said, adding he “hopes the Government will duly inform all airlines and cruise companies of the changes to avoid any confusion next weekend.” Mr Dunkley– the Shadow Health Minister — said, “The One Bermuda Alliance is […]]]> Travel Authorisation Process To End On Nov 13 http://coronavirus.bernews.com/travel-authorisation-process-to-end-on-nov-13/ Fri, 04 Nov 2022 17:06:40 +0000 http://coronavirus.bernews.com/?p=26062 [Updated] The requirement for an approved TA and the associated $40 fee will end on November 13th, the Government announced today. A Government spokesperson said, “Today, the Bermuda Government is pleased to announce the elimination of the travel authorisation [TA] process three weeks earlier than previously announced, a move which will streamline the overall travel […]]]> 1 Death, 88 Positive, 35 Active, 3 In Hospital http://coronavirus.bernews.com/1-death-88-positive-35-active-3-in-hospital/ Wed, 02 Nov 2022 22:21:53 +0000 http://coronavirus.bernews.com/?p=26059 The Ministry received 3356 test results — spanning 14 days — and 88 were positive, so there are now 35 known active cases, of which 3 people are in hospital, and the Ministry confirmed that the island has recorded a coronavirus-related death, bringing the total to 149 since the pandemic began in 2020. “Sadly, there […]]]> Deputy Governor To Read Throne Speech http://coronavirus.bernews.com/deputy-governor-to-read-throne-speech/ Wed, 02 Nov 2022 19:09:13 +0000 http://coronavirus.bernews.com/?p=26057 The Governor has tested positive for Covid, so Deputy Governor Tom Oppenheim will attend the Convening of the Legislature and read the Throne Speech this Friday. A spokesperson said, “Government House can advise that Her Excellency the Governor has tested positive for Covid-19. The Governor will continue to work remotely but will not be attending […]]]> Travel Testing Requirements End On Tuesday http://coronavirus.bernews.com/travel-testing-requirements-end-on-tuesday/ Mon, 24 Oct 2022 22:54:57 +0000 http://coronavirus.bernews.com/?p=26054 The “requirement for pre-arrival or pre-departure testing, arrival testing, and day 4 testing for all travellers will end” as of tomorrow [Oct 25]. The Government, who previously announced this, posted the reminder graphic below, saying, “As of 25 October 2022, the requirement for pre-arrival or pre-departure testing, arrival testing, and day 4 testing for all […]]]> Ministry Reminder: Covid-19 Vaccines Available http://coronavirus.bernews.com/ministry-reminder-covid-19-vaccines-available/ Fri, 21 Oct 2022 22:42:03 +0000 http://coronavirus.bernews.com/?p=26051 The Ministry of Health is reminding residents “that the Pfizer-BioNTech original Adult formulation, Moderna Bivalent and Pfizer-BioNTech paediatric coronavirus vaccine and boosters are available through participating GP offices, Pharmacies and Pediatricians.” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, “Our positive case numbers remain low; however, getting vaccinated has many benefits. You can avoid getting seriously ill […]]]>