The BFA said they have been “given notice by the Minister of Health” that all football matches scheduled for Sunday [Dec 6] “shall not proceed,” adding that given the current increase in Covid-19, the “BFA fully understands and supports this decision.”
A statement from the BFA said, “The Executive Council of the Bermuda Football Association has been given notice by the Minister of Health as per Section 88 of the Public Health Act 1949 that all football matches scheduled for Sunday, December 6th shall not proceed.
“As a result of the current increase in the level of Covid-19 transmission in Bermuda the BFA fully understands and supports this decision by the Bermuda Government. The BFA will meet with the relevant Government Ministries in the coming days to determine the way forward and will provide further updates in due course.”
This comes as the amount of confirmed Covid-19 cases have been increasing, with 10 new cases announced today. The island currently has a total of 288 confirmed positive cases to date, with 63 currently active.