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0 New Cases, 19 Active, 1 In Hospital, 0 In ICU

The Ministry received 1145 test results and none were positive for Covid-19, and there are now 19 active cases, with one person in the hospital.

A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 1145 test results since the last update, and none were positive for Covid-19. This gives a test positivity rate of 0.0%.

”Additionally, there was one [1] recovery and no deaths.

”There are currently 19 active cases, of which;

  • 18 are under public health monitoring and;
  • One in the hospital, with none in intensive care.

”Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 2494 total confirmed cases of Covid-19; out of those, 2442 persons have recovered, and sadly, 33 Covid related deaths.

”The source of all cases is as follows:

  • 305 are Imported
  • 2173 are classified as local transmission of which:
    • 1679 are Local Transmission with known contact/source and
    • 494 are Local Transmission with an unknown contact/source
  • 17 are Under Investigation

”For information regarding age distributions, please refer to https://www.gov.bm/coronavirus-Covid19-update

”As investigations proceed, transmission categories may change. The seven-day average of our real-time reproduction number is .27. Bermuda’s current WHO country status remains “Community Transmission”.

”With respect to the Vaccination Campaign, we have completed the twentieth full week of vaccinations. Since January 11th Bermuda has administered a total of 70,731 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 71,114 if you include vaccinations on Sunday May 30th and Monday May 31st as well!

”Of the 70,731 vaccinations given as of May 29th:

  • 52% are women, and,
  • 48% are men.

”78.8% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination and 73.6% are fully immunized.

”To date, 58.3% of the population has been vaccinated [1 dose], and 52.1% of the population has been immunized [2 doses].

“Bermuda is slowly and cautiously opening, and we are seeing light at the end of this tunnel, but it is critical that all public health guidelines remain to be followed,” said the Minister of Health, Kim Wilson, JP, MP.

“Each of us has a role to play in stopping the spread of the coronavirus. Follow Public Health guidelines, wear a mask, practice good hand hygiene, maintain physical distance and download the WeHealthBermuda app. Do the research, talk with your doctor and make an informed decision about getting the Covid-19 vaccine.”