The Ministry of Health has confirmed the sad news that “Bermuda has experienced a Covid-19 related death today.”
A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health is saddened to confirm that, regrettably, Bermuda has experienced a COVID-19-related death today. This now takes the total number of COVID-19 deaths to ten.
The Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, “It is with a heavy heart that I release today’s COVID-19 statistics. The loss of another Bermudian’s life to COVID-19 will come as devastating news to our entire community, and our hearts go out to the loved ones of the deceased during this extremely difficult time. Christmas is supposed to be an occasion for joy, for family and for hope – something which makes news of this loss all the more hard to bear.”
“Today’s death – one of the previously hospitalized cases – marks the first COVID-19-related death since May,” the Ministry added. ” The Ministry will not be sharing any personal details surrounding the death and asks the public to please respect the privacy of the individual’s family at this time, as they mourn their loved one.”
The Ministry also confirmed there were 20 new positive results, and you can read that section of the statement here.