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Bermuda Covid-19 Vaccination Statistics

With vaccine administration in Bermuda having started on January 11th, 2021, Bernews is tracking the statistics, and as of now, it appears the Bermuda vaccination statistics are being released weekly, so we expect to update once per week for now. This page only charts vaccinations, for testing statistics please view the testing statistic page.. Residents over the age of 16 can register for the vaccine via the Government’s website at vaccine.resqwest.com/web

The vaccines we use require two doses, so this can cause some confusion, so the statistics should be read carefully. There is the total amount of vaccines given overall [including first doses and second doses] and then people who have had first dose only and people who have had both the first and second doses.

The Government has previously said that “Bermuda’s goal of ‘herd immunity’ will be achieved when 70% of the population [64,054] has been immunized,” and by immunized they mean having had two doses.

The chart above reflects total doses, and the chart below shows progress towards the goal of 70%. Using an approximate population of 64,000, we need a total of approximately 89,600 vaccines administered [two doses each to 44,800 people] to reach the aim of having 70% of the population vaccinated with two doses.

Covid-19 General Vaccination Timeline | Click here to see timeline

The timeline below provides a brief visual overview some of the vaccine related developments, and and will be updated as time passes. For ease of reading, it is colour coded – international updates are in blue, and Bermuda-specific updates are in pink. You can see a timeline of all Covid-19 related developments here

Vaccine

2021
Jul 24

65.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

65.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of July 24th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 82,870 vaccinations, with 65.3% of the population having received 1 dose, while 63.9% have had 2 doses.

Jul 17

65.0% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

65.0% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of July 17th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 82,468 vaccinations, with 65.0% of the population having received 1 dose, while 63.7% have had 2 doses.

Jul 10

64.8% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

64.8% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of July 10th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 82,050 vaccinations, with 64.8% of the population having received 1 dose, while 63.3% have had 2 doses.

Jul 03

64.9% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

64.9% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of July 3rd show that Bermuda has administered a total of 81,845 vaccinations, with 64.9% of the population having received 1 dose, while 63.2% have had 2 doses.

Jun 26

64.4% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

64.4% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of June 26th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 79,854 vaccinations, with 64.4% of the population having received 1 dose, while 60.3% have had 2 doses.

Jun 24

Bermuda Receives 4680 More Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine

Bermuda Receives 4680 More Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine

Bermuda received 4680 additional doses of the Pfizer vaccine on the British Airways flight today

Jun 19

64.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

64.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of June 19th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 78,008 vaccinations, with 64.3% of the population having received 1 dose, while 57.5% have had 2 doses.

Jun 12

64% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

64% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of June 12th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 76,526 vaccinations, with 64% of the population having received 1 dose, while 55.4% have had 2 doses.

Jun 05

61.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

61.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of June 5th, show that Bermuda has administered a total of 73,702 vaccinations, with 61.3% of the population having received 1 dose, while 53.8% have had 2 doses.

Jun 04

Vaccines Approved For 12 -15 Year Olds

Vaccines Approved For 12 -15 Year Olds

The Ministry of Health announced that “Bermuda can begin administering the vaccine to the lower age group of 12 – 15 year olds.”

May 29

58.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

58.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

Bermuda has administered a total of 70,731 Covid-19 vaccinations as of May 29th, with 58.3% of the population having received 1 dose, while 52.1% of the population have had 2 doses.

May 24

9,000 Vaccine Doses Sent To Trinidad & Tobago

9,000 Vaccine Doses Sent To Trinidad & Tobago

The Government shipped 9,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to Trinidad and Tobago on a private jet.

May 22

55.7% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

55.7% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

Bermuda has administered a total of 68,104 Covid-19 vaccinations as of May 22nd, with 55.7% of the population having received 1 dose, while 50.5% of the population have had 2 doses.

May 15

53.9% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

53.9% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

Bermuda has administered a total of 65,497 Covid-19 vaccinations as of May 15th, with 53.9% of the population having received 1 dose, while 47.7% of the population have had 2 doses.

May 08

53% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

53% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

Bermuda has administered a total of 62,161 Covid-19 vaccinations as of May 8th, with 53% of the population having received 1 dose, while 44% of the population have had 2 doses.

May 01

51% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

51% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

As of May 1, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 58,193 Covid-19 vaccinations, so 51% of the population has received one dose, while 39% of the population has received 2 doses.

Apr 24

50% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

50% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of April 24th, show that Bermuda has administered a total of 55,319 vaccinations, with 50% of the population having received 1 dose, while 37% have had 2 doses.

Apr 17

46% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

46% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of April 17th, show that Bermuda has administered a total of 50,992 vaccinations, with 46% of the population having received 1 dose, while 34% have had 2 doses.

Apr 10

40% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

40% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

Bermuda has administered a total of 45,761 Covid-19 vaccinations as of April 10th, with 40% of the population having received 1 dose, while 31% of the population have had 2 doses.

Apr 06

22,000 More Vaccines Expected Today

22,000 More Vaccines Expected Today

The Government House previously announced that it is anticipated that a fifth shipment of 22,000 vaccines together with ancillary equipment will arrive in Bermuda today.

Apr 03

37% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

37% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

As of April 3, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 41,152 Covid-19 vaccinations, so 37% of the population has received one dose, while 27% of the population has received 2 doses.

Mar 27

35% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

35% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

As of March 27th, there have been a total of 37,788 vaccinations given, so 35% of the population has received 1 dose, while 24% of the population has received two doses.

Mar 20

32% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

32% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of March 20th, show that Bermuda has administered a total of 33,498 vaccinations, with 32% of the population having received 1 dose, while 20% have had 2 doses.

Mar 16

4th Vaccine Shipment Arrives: 15,210 Vaccines

4th Vaccine Shipment Arrives: 15,210 Vaccines

Government House announced that 15,210 more vaccines are scheduled to arrive on the British Airways flight today, noting that “the arrival of the fourth shipment brings the number of vaccinations supplied free of charge by the UK Government to over 55,000.”

Mar 13

29% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

29% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of March 13th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 29,708 vaccinations, with 29% of the population having received 1 dose, while 18% have had 2 doses.

Mar 10

27% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

27% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

To date, Bermuda has administered a total of 27,727 vaccinations, with 27% of the population [17,395 people] having received one dose, while 16% of the population [10,332 people] have had both their first and second doses.

Mar 10

College Center Starts Offering Walk-In Vaccine Service

College Center Starts Offering Walk-In Vaccine Service

The Bermuda College Covid-19 vaccination centre started accepting walk-in clients aged 65 and over, and “close to 100 people walked in to get vaccinated” today.

Mar 04

10,530 More Vaccines To Arrive On BA Tonight

10,530 More Vaccines To Arrive On BA Tonight

10,530 more Covid-19 vaccines will be arriving on the British Airways flight this evening, officials have announced.

Feb 27

21% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

21% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

Bermuda has administered a total of 20,705 Covid-19 vaccinations as of the latest reporting period, 21% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose], and 11% of the population has been immunized [with 2 doses].

Feb 20

18% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

18% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of February 20th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 16,377 vaccinations, with Minister Kim Wilson noting that “18% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose] and 7% of the population has been immunized [with 2 doses].”

Feb 15

Vaccination Centre At Bermuda College Opens

Vaccination Centre At Bermuda College Opens

The Covid Vaccination Centre at the Bermuda College opens today, with the new location able to run for longer hours, and can also accommodate ten vaccination stations.

Feb 13

15% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

15% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

To date, Bermuda has administered a total of 12,568 vaccinations, with 15% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose] and 4% of the population has been immunized [with 2 doses].

Feb 03

Over 5000 People Have Been Vaccinated

Over 5000 People Have Been Vaccinated

Health Minister Kim Wilson confirmed that health officials have now done over 5000 vaccinations, with more than 200 persons now fully immunized.

Jan 29

BA Flight Arrives With More Vaccines

The British Airways flight arrived this evening, reportedly carrying 19,500 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Jan 25

Opening Of Vaccination Clinic At KEMH

A press conference held this afternoon to mark the opening of Bermuda’s second Covid-19 vaccination clinic, which is located at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

Jan 11

First Covid-19 Vaccinations In Bermuda

The first Covid-19 vaccinations in Bermuda started today, with seniors, hospital staff, and Premier David Burt, Opposition Leader Cole Simons, Minister of Health Kim Wilson, and Dr. Carika Weldon among the first people to get the vaccine.

Jan 08

First Batch Of Vaccines Arrive In Bermuda

The British Airways flight arrived carrying around 9,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine — enough to vaccinate 4.500 people — marking the first batch of vaccines to arrive in Bermuda Comments comments

2020
Dec 02

UK Regulator Gives Approval For First Vaccine

UK Regulator Gives Approval For First Vaccine

The United Kingdom has become the first major nation to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, with the British Government announcing that the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine has been given approval for use.


Covid-19 Vaccination Progress Timeline | Click here to see timeline

The timeline below provides an overview of vaccination progress in Bermuda. You can see a timeline of all Covid-19 related developments here

Vaccine Percent

2021
Jul 24

65.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

65.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of July 24th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 82,870 vaccinations, with 65.3% of the population having received 1 dose, while 63.9% have had 2 doses.

Jul 17

65.0% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

65.0% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of July 17th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 82,468 vaccinations, with 65.0% of the population having received 1 dose, while 63.7% have had 2 doses.

Jul 10

64.8% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

64.8% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of July 10th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 82,050 vaccinations, with 64.8% of the population having received 1 dose, while 63.3% have had 2 doses.

Jul 03

64.9% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

64.9% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of July 3rd show that Bermuda has administered a total of 81,845 vaccinations, with 64.9% of the population having received 1 dose, while 63.2% have had 2 doses.

Jun 26

64.4% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

64.4% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of June 26th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 79,854 vaccinations, with 64.4% of the population having received 1 dose, while 60.3% have had 2 doses.

Jun 19

64.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

64.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of June 19th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 78,008 vaccinations, with 64.3% of the population having received 1 dose, while 57.5% have had 2 doses.

Jun 12

64% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

64% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of June 12th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 76,526 vaccinations, with 64% of the population having received 1 dose, while 55.4% have had 2 doses.

Jun 05

61.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

61.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of June 5th, show that Bermuda has administered a total of 73,702 vaccinations, with 61.3% of the population having received 1 dose, while 53.8% have had 2 doses.

May 29

58.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

58.3% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

Bermuda has administered a total of 70,731 Covid-19 vaccinations as of May 29th, with 58.3% of the population having received 1 dose, while 52.1% of the population have had 2 doses.

May 22

55.7% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

55.7% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

Bermuda has administered a total of 68,104 Covid-19 vaccinations as of May 22nd, with 55.7% of the population having received 1 dose, while 50.5% of the population have had 2 doses.

May 15

53.9% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

53.9% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

Bermuda has administered a total of 65,497 Covid-19 vaccinations as of May 15th, with 53.9% of the population having received 1 dose, while 47.7% of the population have had 2 doses.

May 08

53% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

53% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

Bermuda has administered a total of 62,161 Covid-19 vaccinations as of May 8th, with 53% of the population having received 1 dose, while 44% of the population have had 2 doses.

May 01

51% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

51% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

As of May 1, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 58,193 Covid-19 vaccinations, so 51% of the population has received one dose, while 39% of the population has received 2 doses.

Apr 24

50% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

50% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of April 24th, show that Bermuda has administered a total of 55,319 vaccinations, with 50% of the population having received 1 dose, while 37% have had 2 doses.

Apr 17

46% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

46% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of April 17th, show that Bermuda has administered a total of 50,992 vaccinations, with 46% of the population having received 1 dose, while 34% have had 2 doses.

Apr 10

40% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

40% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

Bermuda has administered a total of 45,761 Covid-19 vaccinations as of April 10th, with 40% of the population having received 1 dose, while 31% of the population have had 2 doses.

Apr 03

37% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

37% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

As of April 3, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 41,152 Covid-19 vaccinations, so 37% of the population has received one dose, while 27% of the population has received 2 doses.

Mar 27

35% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

35% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

As of March 27th, there have been a total of 37,788 vaccinations given, so 35% of the population has received 1 dose, while 24% of the population has received two doses.

Mar 20

32% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

32% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of March 20th, show that Bermuda has administered a total of 33,498 vaccinations, with 32% of the population having received 1 dose, while 20% have had 2 doses.

Mar 13

29% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

29% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of March 13th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 29,708 vaccinations, with 29% of the population having received 1 dose, while 18% have had 2 doses.

Mar 10

27% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

27% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

To date, Bermuda has administered a total of 27,727 vaccinations, with 27% of the population [17,395 people] having received one dose, while 16% of the population [10,332 people] have had both their first and second doses.

Feb 27

21% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

21% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

Bermuda has administered a total of 20,705 Covid-19 vaccinations as of the latest reporting period, 21% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose], and 11% of the population has been immunized [with 2 doses].

Feb 20

18% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

18% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

The vaccination statistics as of February 20th show that Bermuda has administered a total of 16,377 vaccinations, with Minister Kim Wilson noting that “18% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose] and 7% of the population has been immunized [with 2 doses].”

Feb 13

15% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

15% Of Population Vaccinated With One Dose

To date, Bermuda has administered a total of 12,568 vaccinations, with 15% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose] and 4% of the population has been immunized [with 2 doses].


July 24, 2021, 82,870 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed week 28 of vaccinations. Since January 11th Bermuda has administered a total of 82,870 vaccinations.

Of the 82,870 vaccinations given as of July 24:

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

82.5% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination and 81.3% are fully immunized.

To date, 65.3% of the population has been vaccinated [1 dose], and 63.9% of the population has been immunized [2 doses].

I would like to remind everyone that vaccination is recognised globally as one of the single most important measures that individuals can take to protect themselves, their loved ones and their community.

Anyone who is trying to make up their mind about getting vaccinated should seek information that is supported by science and rely on guidance from reliable sources.

If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, you can walk in to the King Edward Memorial Hospital vaccination centre. Next week the vaccination centre will be open on:

  • Tuesday August 3rd, from 4 – 7 pm,
  • Thursday, August 5th, from 4 – 7 pm, and on
  • Saturday August 7th, from 8 am until 4 pm.

Please remember, each of us must do our part to stop the spread of the coronavirus. It is essential that we all follow Public Health guidelines. Wear a mask, practice good hand hygiene, maintain physical distance and download the WeHealth Bermuda app.

Do the research, talk with a reliable source and make an informed decision about getting the COVID-19 vaccine. There is a wealth of information about the vaccines online at gov.bm.

July 17, 2021, 82,468 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed week 27 of vaccinations. Since January 11, Bermuda has administered a total of 82,468 vaccinations.

Of the 82,468 vaccinations given as of July 17:

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

82.3% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination, and 81.0% are fully immunised.

To date, 65.0% of the population has been vaccinated [1 dose], and 63.7% of the population has been immunised [2 doses].

The KEMH Vaccination Centre is open for appointments and walk-ins Monday to Friday from 4.00 pm – 7.00 pm, and Saturday from 8.00 am to 12.00 pm. The Centre is closed on Sunday.

July 10, 2021, 82,050 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the twenty-sixth full week of vaccinations. Since January 11th Bermuda has administered a total of 82,050 vaccinations.

Of the 82,050 vaccinations given as of July 10:

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

82.1% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination and 80.8% are fully immunized.

To date, 64.8% of the population has been vaccinated [1 dose], and 63.3% of the population has been immunized [2 doses].

The Pfizer BioNTech vaccine is available at the KEMH vaccination centre. Walk-ins are available between 4 and 7pm Monday to Friday, or 8am to noon on Saturday. The vaccination centre is closed on Sundays.

I recognise that a lot of the reluctance around getting vaccinated comes from misinformation. However, the benefits of vaccination outweigh the risks at this time.

I encourage anyone who is trying to make up their mind about getting vaccinated, to seek information that is supported by science and rely on guidance from reliable sources.

Now is the definitely the time to get vaccinated while we have enough vaccine doses available. The sooner you get vaccinated, the sooner you are protected, the sooner our community is protected, and the sooner we can get back to normal.

The longer you wait to be vaccinated, the higher your risk of catching COVID-19, and the longer we will have restrictions.

July 3, 2021, 81,845 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the twenty-fifth full week of vaccinations.

Since January 11th Bermuda has administered a total of 81,845 vaccinations. As of July 3, 52% of those vaccinated are women and 48% are men. Of our most vulnerable group, 87% of those over 80 years old have had one or both vaccine doses, and 80% of those between 65 and 79 years old have had one or two doses.

To date, 64.9% of the total population has been vaccinated [1 dose], and 63.2% of the population has been immunized [2 doses].

June 26, 2021, 79,854 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the twenty-fourth full week of vaccinations. Since January 11th Bermuda has administered a total of 79,854 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 80,722 if you include vaccinations on Sunday June 27th and Monday June 28th as well!

Of the 79,854 vaccinations given as of June 26th:

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

81.8% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination and 79.1% are fully immunized.

To date, 64.4% of the population has been vaccinated [1 dose], and 60.3% of the population has been immunized [2 doses].

The vaccination centre at the Bermuda College will close as of tomorrow, June 30th. Additionally the last day to get an AstraZeneca vaccine at the Bermuda College is tomorrow 30th June. Further we invite nonresidents that are interested in getting an AstraZeneca vaccine to attend the Bermuda College tomorrow between 9 am and 1 pm.

A first dose AstraZeneca can be provided however a second dose of AstraZeneca is not guaranteed. However, a comparable vaccine can be provided for second dose. The nonresidents must provide proof of arriving to Bermuda before 20th June 2021.

The KEMH Vaccination Centre will remain open Monday to Friday from 4 pm until 8 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 8 am until 12 noon for appointments and walk-ins. Please visit gov.bm to make an appointment.

June 19, 2021, 78,008 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: Bermuda has completed the twenty-fourth full week of vaccinations. Bermuda administered a total of 78,008 vaccinations by the end of the twenty-fourth full week ending June 19.

We have added 649 between June 19 through June 24 – bringing the total of vaccinations delivered to 78,657 since the start of the programme on January 11.

Of the 78,008 vaccinations given as of June 19:

  • 51.9% are women and,
  • 47.6% are men

81.7% of all residents over the age of 65 have had at least one dose, and 77.8% are fully immunised.

To date, 64.3% of the population has been vaccinated [1 dose], and 57.5% of the population has been immunised [2 doses].

Bermuda received 4680 doses of the Pfizer vaccine on the British Airways flight yesterday.

For anyone who is homebound and wants to get vaccinated, a team from the Bermuda College vaccination centre is available to administer the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. They will also visit homebound persons requiring second doses up to June 30.

Anyone who needs a home visit for the COVID-19 vaccine can contact the Hotline at 444-2498 and select Option #2, or email vaccine@gov.bm, and the team will arrange a visit.

The King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Vaccination Centre is open from 8am – 8pm for appointments only, until June 30. From Thursday, July 1 the centre will be open Monday – Friday from 4pm – 8pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 8am – 12noon for appointments and walk-ins.

Anyone who wishes to be vaccinated is encouraged to register for an appointment at https://vaccine.resqwest.com/web/.

June 12, 2021, 76,526 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the twenty-second full week of vaccinations. Since January 11 Bermuda has administered a total of 76,526 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 76,860 if you include vaccinations on Sunday June 13 and Monday June 14 as well!

Of the 76,526 vaccinations given as of June 12:

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

81.6% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination, and 76.4% are fully immunised.

To date, 64.0% of the total population has been vaccinated [1 dose], and 55.4% of the total population has been immunised [2 doses].

We have had questions about the percentage of the population that is eligible to be vaccinated. To date, 72% of the eligible population has been vaccinated with one [1] dose, and 62% of the eligible population has been immunised [2 doses].

We have confirmation from Government House that 4,680 more Pfizer vaccine doses are arriving next week from the UK, which is excellent!

This will allow us to continue to offer vaccinations to as many people as possible. The more people who are immunised, the safer our community becomes, and I am pleased to announce that we can now end most public health restrictions due to our significant progress in controlling the virus as reflected in our updated country status.

June 5, 2021, 73,702 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: Bermuda has completed the twenty-first full week of vaccinations. Since January 11th, we have administered a total of 73,702 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 74,852 if you include vaccinations on Sunday, June 6th and Monday, June 7th as well.

Of the 73,702 vaccinations given as of June 5th:

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

80.2% of all residents over the age of 65 have had at least one vaccination, and 75.2% are fully immunized. To date, 61.3% of the population has been vaccinated [1 dose], and 53.8% of the population has been immunized [2 doses].

Covid-19 cases are down in Bermuda, thanks in part to our aggressive testing and vaccine programme. As well, the United States Centres for Disease Control today upgraded Bermuda’s Covid-19 risk rating.

Bermuda is now classed as Level 2, moderate, up from Level 4, very high in a travel advisory on the organisation’s website. However, we must continue to be vigilant to avoid any additional outbreaks.

Our last first dose vaccines were administered today, and the response was good. I encourage anyone who wants to be vaccinated to please register your interest at https://vaccine.resqwest.com/web/. We will order more vaccines if we have the need.

For anyone who is homebound and wants to get vaccinated, a team from the Bermuda College vaccination centre is available to administer the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. They will also visit those homebound persons requiring second doses up to June 30th.

Anyone who feels they need a home visit for the Covid-19 vaccine can contact the Hotline at 444-2498 and select Option #2, or email vaccine@gov.bm, and the team will arrange a visit.

May 29, 2021, 70,731 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: 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].

May 22, 2021, 68,104 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the nineteenth full week of vaccinations. From January 11 to May 22, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 68,104 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 68,822 if you include vaccinations administered between Sunday May 23rd and Monday May 24th as well! –all of which is excellent news.

Of the 68,104 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on, which ends May 22nd:

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

77.6% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination with 72.4% being fully immunized. Last week, I reported 79.9% of all residents over the ages of 65 have had at least one vaccination, however, the corrected number is 76.36%.

To date, 55.7% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose], and 50.5% of the population has been immunized [with 2 doses].

Again, we are making significant progress vaccinating our residents.

I encourage everyone who wishes to be vaccinated to do so as soon as possible.

You can get vaccinated at the Bermuda College, which is open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am until 1:00 pm for walk-ins.

You can also make an appointment to get vaccinated at Bermuda College between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. However, the Bermuda College is not open for vaccinations on the weekend.

The Bermuda Hospitals Board vaccine centre is open daily between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm for anyone with an appointment. This is especially convenient for people who are working during the day and who need an appointment in the evening or on the weekend. They will be accepting walk-ins this Saturday and Sunday.

This week the Close To Home COVID-19 mobile vaccination programme will be at the following locations:

  • Thursday, May 27, at the Sandy’s Secondary Middle School from 4 pm until 7 pm, and,
  • Saturday, May 29, at the National Sports Centre from 10 am until 2 pm.

At the National Sports Centre on Saturday, vaccine certificates will be provided to those who do not have internet access. Also, 200 free meals will be given away from the caterer Kenny’s Kitchen thanks to the generous donation of Red Laser Ltd. There will also be other participants that will be joining Bermuda’s objective for community immunity and will be giving out gift cards and vouchers to those that get vaccinated at the National Sports Centre this Saturday, May 29th. I would like to thank Auto Solutions who will be donating free car wash vouches and Frontline Foundation who will be donating gift cards from various businesses in the community to those that get vaccinated.

We are reaching a milestone Bermuda, as there are 2 weeks left to assure yourselves of two [2] doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

Next week the mobile vaccination locations are:

  • Shelly Bay Marketplace on June 1
  • TN Tatem Middle School on June 3
  • And Victor Scott Primary School on June 6.

The Close to Home mobile vaccination neighbourhood sites are for people who have not yet registered for the COVID-19 vaccine, do not have access to the internet, and prefer to register in person or have additional questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

There will be doctors on site to answer any questions you have, and you don’t need an appointment. You can just show up and roll up your sleeve.

We recommend the Close to Home mobile vaccination programme as an ideal opportunity to learn more for those people who want to hear about the COVID-19 vaccine from a trusted source.

If you need a free ride to any of the vaccinations sites, call 533-5903 between 10.00 am and 1.30 pm. Mini-buses are available to take you there and bring you back home.

Since the mobile vaccination programme began on April 27, a total of 1729 vaccines have been given as of May 24. About 78% of injections were administered to people receiving their first dose.

Thanks very much to the Bermuda Health Council and the Royal Bermuda Regiment who have been assisting the Ministry of Health with this programme. And thanks to all of our healthcare-workers and stakeholders who have been assisting with our mobile vaccinations.

If you need assistance getting vaccinated or simply have questions, please contact vaccine@gov.bm, or call the hotline 444-2498 and select Option #2. The Vaccine Call Centre is available from 8 am – 4 pm, Monday to Friday and Saturdays from 9 am – 3 pm. The Call Centre is closed on Sundays.

As I have mentioned previously, Bermuda’s current supplies of Pfizer BioNTech and AstraZeneca vaccines expire on June 30. The Pfizer vaccine requires three weeks between doses. This means the last, first dose can be given on June 8, which is fast approaching. To be assured you can receive 2 doses of the Pfizer vaccine please either register for an appointment at gov.bm or attend the walk-in facility at the Bermuda College or attend one of the Close to Home locations before or 8th June.

Yesterday was a monumental day for Bermuda. To ensure we limit vaccine wastage, 9,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine were delivered to Trinidad and Tobago on a private fight.

Our neighbors in the south have had some challenges with retaining sufficient supplies of vaccines and I am proud of how the Bermuda Government and the community joined together to support Trinidad and Tobago as we believe it was a win/win for both countries.

The AstraZeneca vaccine can be administered up to 12 weeks after the first dose. Therefore the first dose can be given until June 30, with the second dose administered from a new batch of vaccines received from COVAX.

There is currently enough COVID-19 vaccines available in Bermuda for anyone who wants to be vaccinated. Once the existing batches of vaccines have expired, more will be sourced in the coming months. For those who wish to get the Pfizer vaccine, now is the time. There are no guarantees of Bermuda getting more doses in the immediate future.

Those parents who are interested in having their children vaccinated can register their appropriately aged children on gov.bm so the Ministry of Health can gauge interest in being vaccinated.

As I mentioned last week, the Food & Drug Administration and Health Canada have both approved the Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 years old.

However, as the Memorandum of Understanding between the Bermuda Government and the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office in the UK specifies the vaccine can be used only on people aged 16 years and over.

Bermuda and other territories are facing the same challenges and continue to wait for the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency [MHRA] to approve use of the Pfizer Vaccine for this age group. This is an issue we are still working on resolving before we can begin to administer the vaccine to the lower age group of 12 – 15 year olds.

On a final note, tomorrow at 8 pm, we have a panel of experts who will explain how the COVID-19 testing works and they will share the research about giving the COVID-19 vaccine to 12–15-year-olds.

On the panel will be Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ayo Oyinloye, Dr. Carika Weldon, Dr. Ramon Arscott, Epidemiologist Ms. Dy-Juan DeRosa, and Pediatrician Dr. Sylvanus Nawab. They will debunk myths and answer questions from the public so I encourage you to tune in with your questions.

This informative programme will air live on the Bermuda Government’s Facebook page, CITV, and YouTube, at 8 pm, Wednesday May 26.

May 15, 2021, 65,497 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the eighteenth full week of vaccinations. From January 11 to May 15, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 65,497 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 66,564 if you include vaccinations administered between Sunday May 16h and Monday May 17th as well! –all of which is excellent news.

Of the 65,497 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on, which ends May 15th;

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

Significant progress has been made in vaccinating our most vulnerable population, and I am pleased to report

79.9% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination with 70.2% being fully immunised.

To date, 53.9% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose], and 47.7% of the population has been immunised [with 2 doses].

We’ve made remarkable progress, since our vaccination campaign began at the beginning of the year. The vaccine is extremely effective at preventing severe illness and death, which we saw demonstrated through the challenging outbreak that caused the Stay at Home regulations to be put in place.

I encourage everyone who wishes to be vaccinated to do so as soon as possible.

For recent travellers, the Ministry of Health guidance is being updated to support vaccination after your day 4 negative COVID-19 test result. You no longer have to wait until after day 14.

You can get vaccinated at the Bermuda College, which is open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am until 1:00 pm for walk-ins.

You can also make an appointment to get vaccinated at Bermuda College between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. However, the Bermuda College is not open for vaccinations on the weekend.

The Bermuda Hospitals Board vaccine centre is open daily between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm for anyone with an appointment. This is especially convenient for people who are working during the day and who need an appointment in the evening or on the weekend.

Our mobile vaccination sites are also convenient as we visit various locations around the island, three times per week.

Later this week, the mobile vaccination programme will be at the following locations:

  • Thursday, May 20, at the Southampton Princess from 10.00 am – 2.00 pm.
  • Saturday, May 23, TCD in Hamilton from 10.00 am – 2.00 pm.

This week’s mobile vaccination programme will be for individuals who wish to get their first dose, as well as for those who need to receive their second vaccine shot, following their first dose three weeks ago. The vaccine is most effective after you receive the second dose, so don’t forget to go back to Southampton Princess or TCD to get that all important second shot.

Next week our mobile vaccination programme will be at the following locations:

  • Tuesday, May 25, the Open Door Christian Fellowship in St. David’s from 10 am until 2 pm
  • Thursday, May 27, at the Sandy’s Secondary Middle School from 4 pm until 7 pm, and
  • Saturday, May 29, at the National Sports Centre from 10 am until 2 pm.

These neighbourhood sites are for people who have not yet registered for the COVID-19 vaccine, do not have access to the internet, and prefer to register in person or have additional questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. There will be doctors on site to answer any questions you have, and you don’t need an appointment. You can just show up and roll up your sleeve.

We recommend the Close to Home mobile programme as an ideal opportunity to learn more for those people who want to hear about the COVID-19 vaccine from a trusted source.

And please don’t forget that there is a free mini-bus service available to take people from their homes to the mobile vaccination sites and back to their homes afterwards. Call 533-5903 between 10.00 am and 1.30 pm if you need a ride to one of the mobile vaccination sites.

Anyone who feels they need a home visit for the COVID-19 vaccine, please contact vaccine@gov.bm, or call the hotline 444-2498 and select Option #2, and the team will arrange a visit in the coming weeks.

Since the mobile vaccination programme began on April 27, a total of 1,012 vaccines have been given as of May 16. About 90% of injections were administered to people receiving their first dose.

Parents who are interested in having their children vaccinated are encouraged to register their appropriately aged children on gov.bm so the Ministry of Health can gauge interest in being vaccinated.

The Food & Drug Administration and Health Canada have both approved the Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 years old. Parents.

As the Memorandum of Understanding between the Bermuda Government and the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office specifies the vaccine can be used on people aged 16 years and over, we are still working on a resolution of this issue before we can begin to administer the vaccine to the lower age group of 12 – 15 year olds.

May 8, 2021, 62,161 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the seventeenth full week of vaccinations. From January 11 to May 8, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 62,161 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 63,994 if you include vaccinations administered between Sunday May 9th and Wednesday May 12th as well! – and this is excellent news.

Of the 62,161 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on, which ends May 8;

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

Good progress continues to be made in vaccinating our population and, especially, our most vulnerable.

79% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination, with 67% being fully immunized.

To date, 53% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose], and 44% of the population has been immunized [with 2 doses].

We are making excellent progress. However, time is running out.

Bermuda’s current supplies of Pfizer BioNTech and AstraZeneca vaccines expire on June 30. The Pfizer vaccine requires three weeks between doses. This means we can give the last first dose on June 8. The AstraZeneca vaccine can be given up to 12 weeks after the first dose. Therefore, the first doses of AstraZeneca will be administered until June 30, with the second dose administered from a new batch of vaccines received from COVAX. We currently have enough of the COVID-19 vaccines available in Bermuda for anyone who wishes to be vaccinated. I strongly encourage those that wish to get vaccinated to do so.

There are people in our community who have said that they probably will or that they do plan to get vaccinated but have not done so – now is the time.

Anyone wishing to get vaccinated can go to Bermuda College, which is open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am until 1:00 pm for walk-ins.

Additionally, appointments at the College are available between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.

Also, the Bermuda Hospitals Board vaccine centre is open daily between 8:00 am – 8:00 pm for anyone with an appointment.

We have also made it easy to get vaccinated by going out in our community. There are mobile vaccination centres available three times a week in various locations around the island.

On Sunday, May 16, our Close To Home mobile vaccination programme will be at Victor Scott Primary School, Glebe Road, from 10 am – 2 pm.

Next week our mobile vaccination programme will be at the following locations:

  • Tuesday, 18-May, Penno’s Wharf in St. George’s from 10 am – 2 pm
  • Thursday, 20-May, The Southampton Princess from 10 am – 2 pm
  • Saturday, 23-May, TCD in Hamilton from 10 am – 2 pm

These sites are for people who have not yet registered for the COVID-19 vaccine, do not have access to the internet, and prefer to register in person or have additional questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. There will be doctors on site to answer any questions you have, and you don’t need an appointment. You can just show up and roll up your sleeve.

For those people who want to hear about the COVID-19 vaccine from a trusted source, we recommend the Close to Home programme as an ideal opportunity to learn more.

A mini-bus service is available to take people from their homes to the mobile vaccination sites and back to their homes afterwards. Anyone wanting to use the service should call 533-5903 between 10 am and 1:30 pm.

As part of the Ministry’s outreach, we are very pleased to report that yesterday a team from the Bermuda College vaccination centre vaccinated 10 homebound people with the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in the west of the island – from Southampton to Paget. This was done in partnership with St John’s Ambulance who kindly donated the use of their emergency response car – thank you!

The team plans to go out again this Saturday morning to vaccinate those who have requested home visits in the east of the island from St David’s to Devonshire.

Anyone who feels they need a home visit for the COVID-19 vaccine, please contact vaccine@gov.bm, and the team will arrange a visit in the coming weeks.

As many people will know, the Food & Drug Administration and Health Canada have both approved the Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 years old. Parents are encouraged to register their appropriately aged children on gov.bm so the Ministry of Health can appropriately gauge interest in being vaccinated.

As the Memorandum of Understanding between the Bermuda Government and the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office specifies the vaccine can be used on youth aged 16 to 18, we are working on a resolution of this issue before we can begin to administer the vaccine on the lower age group.

Also, there have been questions regarding the AstraZeneca vaccine being administered to persons under 30 years of age. The Chief Medical Officer is available for technical questions on this, but the Bermuda Advisory Committee on Immunisations has approved the use of this vaccine on that younger age group, taking into consideration the benefits, incidence of adverse effects and the availability of alternatives.

May 1, 2021, 58,193 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the sixteenth full week of vaccinations. From January 11 to May 1, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 58,193 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 60,207 [which is 52% vaccinated] if you include vaccinations administered from Sunday to Wednesday of this week as well! – all of which is excellent news.

Of the 58,193 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on, which ends May 1;

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

Significant progress has been made in vaccinating our population and, especially, our most vulnerable.

74% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination with 64% being fully immunised.

To date, 51% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose], and 39% of the population has been immunised [with 2 doses].

The Bermuda College vaccination centre will continue to be open for walk-ins from 9 am to 1 pm daily. For those with appointments, the vaccination hotline is doing phone follow up calls to confirm those appointments as well as sending emails.

For those persons who have registered and are waiting for their first appointment, you will receive the information by email. In both cases, please read your confirmation emails carefully to ensure that you get the correct information regarding the time and location of your vaccine appointment.

Additionally, to increase the avenues available to members of the public who wish to protect themselves and others by getting vaccinated, the “Close to Home” Vaccination Initiative will continue in the following locations, from 10 am until 2 pm:

  • Saturday, 8 May at the National Sports Centre in Devonshire
  • Tuesday, 11 May at the Shelly Bay Marketplace
  • Thursday, 13 May at the TN Tatem Middle School

These sites are for people who have not yet registered for the COVID-19 vaccine, do not have access to the internet, and prefer to register in person or have additional questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Our current supplies of Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines expire at the end of June. For Pfizer, which requires a three week period between doses, we anticipate the last first dose will be administered on June 8. For AstraZeneca, the period between doses can be as great as 12 weeks, so we will continue to administer that vaccine until June 30, and administer the second dose when we receive our next COVAX delivery.

I can assure you, we have the capacity to vaccinate anyone who wants to get vaccinated and plenty of supply to reach community protection.


April 24, 2021, 55,319 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the fifteenth full week of vaccinations. From January 11 to April 24, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 55,319 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 55,904 if you include vaccinations administered on Sunday and Monday as well! –which is excellent news.

Of the 55,319 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on, which ends April 24;

  • 53% are women, and,
  • 47% are men.

Significant progress has been made in vaccinating our population and, especially, our most vulnerable.

73% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination with 62% being fully immunised.

To date, 50% of the total population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose], and 37% of the population has been immunised [with 2 doses].

One of the Government’s primary objectives is to increase the avenues available to members of the public who wish to protect themselves and others by getting vaccinated. With this objective in mind, we are pleased to announce the “Close to Home” Vaccination Initiative has been established, with vaccinations taking place at Penno’s Wharf today.

The outreach programme to increase access to Covid-19 vaccines will continue with a ride through, drive-through and walk through venue at Southampton Princess, Thursday April 29, and Sunday, May 2, at TCD, from 10 am – 2 pm. The drive-in venue is specifically for persons who have not yet registered for the COVID-19 vaccine, do not have access to the internet, and prefer to register in person or have additional questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

As a reminder, the Bermuda College vaccination centre will continue to be open for walk-ins from 9 am to 1 pm daily. Those with appointments at the College vaccination centre are asked to attend the Old Wing of KEMH for their vaccination. The vaccination hotline will be doing phone follow up calls to confirm those appointments.

Getting vaccinated is something we can do for ourselves, our family and our community. Many have taken the step to protect themselves and their loved ones. Others are doing their research, listening to the facts, talking with their doctors and taking the time to decide for themselves and their families.

For people who have decided not to get the vaccine, please remember that you have a role to play by knowing your status. Please make sure you get tested regularly to be sure that you are not carrying the virus. And you should continue to wear your mask and follow all public health guidelines.

At this time, immunisation is our best hope to get our lives back to normal, but all of us, immunised or not, have a role to play.

April 17, 2021, 50,992 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the fourteenth full week of vaccinations. From January 11 to April 17, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 50,992 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 52,337 if you include vaccinations administered on Sunday and Monday as well! – all of which is very good news.

Of the 50,992 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on, which ends April 17th;

  • 53% are women, and
  • 47% are men.
    Significant progress has been made in vaccinating our population and, especially, our most vulnerable.

70% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination with 61% being fully immunised.

Bermuda’s goal of “herd immunity” will be achieved when 70% of the population has been immunised. To date, 46% of the population has been vaccinated (with 1 dose), and 34% of the population has been immunised (with 2 doses).

People have asked for an explanation of ‘herd or community immunity’ and why it is important. Community immunity happens when enough of persons in our population have protection against an infection that it stops being able to spread – the so-called ‘dead end’ effect. For COVID-19, scientists estimate the threshold for community immunity is 65% – 70% of the population.

In Bermuda, this means something closer to 80% – 85% of the population that is eligible to be vaccinated because, as you know, the vaccines are not yet approved for youth under the age of 16 years. So, once you remove young people from the calculation, we need a much higher rate of vaccination among those that are left – namely, the people who are 16 years and over.

Yes, this is an ambitious target and that is why the Ministry has focused on, and worked hard to achieve, a high rate of vaccination among our most vulnerable group: people over the age of 65 years. 70% of this age group have had at least one vaccination, and that is excellent news.

In a recent Omnibus survey consisted of telephone interviews with a representative sample of 400 Bermuda residents conducted between March 8th and March 17th, 2021, 8% indicated they will definitely not get the COVID-19 vaccine. This is a decrease when compared with December 2020, when 28% indicated they would not get the vaccine.


April 10, 2021, 45761 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the thirteenth full week of vaccinations. From January 11 to April 10, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 45,761 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 46,935 if you include vaccinations administered on Sunday and Monday. This is very good news indeed.

Of the 45,761 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on, which ends April 10th;

  • 54% are women, and,
  • 46% are men.

Bermuda’s goal of “herd immunity” will be achieved when 70% of the population [64,054] has been immunised. To date, 40% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose], and 31% of the population has been immunised [with 2 doses].

To push forward and get close to this goal more quickly, the Ministry will be ramping up the vaccination programme at Bermuda College – as the Bermuda Hospitals Board has done already – with the aim of immunizing 62% of Bermuda’s population by Bermuda Day – 28 May 2021.

April 3, 2021, 41152 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the twelfth full week of vaccinations. From January 11 to April 3, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 41,152 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 42,038 if you include yesterday’s vaccinations as well! – all of which is very good news and ranks us as 8th in the world for vaccinations.

Of the 41,152 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on, which ends April 3rd;

  • 54% are women, and,
  • 46% are men.

Bermuda’s goal of “herd immunity” will be achieved when 70% of the population [64,054] has been immunised. To date, 37% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose], and 27% of the population has been immunised [with 2 doses].

3,364 vaccinations were delivered during the week of March 28 – April 3rd. The public has accessed these vaccines as follows:

  • the Vaccination Centre at Bermuda Collegeadministered 25,440 or 62% of vaccinations,
  • 14,692 or 36% were administered at the Bermuda Hospitals Board Vaccination Centre, and,
  • 1,020 or 2% were administered at Other Vaccination Sites.

Significant progress has been made in vaccinating our population and, especially, our most vulnerable.

64% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination with 54% being fully immunised.

52% of individuals between 50 and 64 years of age have received at least one vaccination with 39% being fully immunised.

22% of residents less than 50 years of age have been vaccinated with at least one dose which represents 1,728 vaccinations in this age group this week. This lower overall number is what we would expect as this group falls into Phase 3 which has just been open for two weeks.

Uptake among this younger age groups is strong but I want to encourage all those under the age of 50 to register to get vaccinated. At present, only 41% of those in this group eligible to register have done so.


March 27, 2021, 37788 Vaccinations | Click for full details


The Minister said: We have now completed the eleventh full week of vaccinations. From January 11 to March 27, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 37,788 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 38,557 if you include yesterday’s vaccinations as well – all of which is very good news.

Of the 37,788 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on, which ends March 27th;

  • 54% are women, and,
  • 46% are men.

Bermuda’s goal of herd immunity will be achieved when 70% of the population [64,054] has been immunised. To date, 35% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose], and 24% of the population has been immunised [with 2 doses].

4,290 vaccinations were delivered during the week of March 21-27. The public has accessed these vaccines as follows:

  • The Vaccination Centre at Bermuda College administered 23,049 or 61% of vaccinations,
  • 13,743 or 36% were administered at the Bermuda Hospitals Board Vaccination Centre,
  • 996 or 3% were administered at Other Vaccination Sites.

Significant progress has been made in vaccinating our population and especially our most vulnerable. 63% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination with 50% being fully immunised. 49% of individuals between 50 and 64 years of age have received at least one vaccination with 34% being fully immunised. 19% of residents less than 50 years of age have been vaccinated with at least one dose which is an increase of 6% in the week. This is encouraging as this group falls into Phase 3 which has just been open for one week. Vaccinations are continuing at a steady pace and we are seeing both the number vaccinated and the number immunized climbing steadily by 3-4% each week.

Registration numbers continue to rise, with more than 2500 online registrations received this past week. In the week ending March 27, 24,256 persons have registered their interest in getting vaccinated. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 7,460 Black [31%]
  • 11,184 White [46%]
  • 3,819 Mixed or Other [16%], and,
  • 1,793 [7%] Prefer not to say or Not Specified.

March 20, 2021, 33498 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the tenth full week of vaccinations operating six days a week. For the ten-week period from January 11 to March 20, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 33,498 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 34,204 if you include yesterday’s vaccinations as well! – all of which is very good news.

Of the 33,498 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on, which ends March 20th;

  • 54% are women, and,
  • 46% are men.

Bermuda’s goal of “herd immunity” will be achieved when 70% of the population (64,054) has been immunised. To date, 32% of the population has been vaccinated (with 1 dose), and 20% of the population has been immunised (with 2 doses).

3,790 vaccinations were delivered during the week of March 14-20. The public has accessed these vaccines as follows:

  • The Vaccination Centre at Bermuda College administered 20,156 or 60% of vaccinations,
  • 12,363 or 37% were administered at the Bermuda Hospitals Board Vaccination Centre,
  • 817 or 2% were administered at rest homes and long term care facilities, and
  • 162 or <1% were administered at Other Vaccination Sites.

Significant progress has been made in vaccinating our most vulnerable. 62% of all residents over the age of 65 years have had at least one vaccination with 20% being fully immunised. 46% of individuals between 50 and 64 years of age have received at least one vaccination with 24% being fully immunised. Only 13% of residents less than 50 years of age have been vaccinated which is what we would expect as this group falls into Phase 3 which is just opening up now.

These are excellent results so far, and I would like to thank all those who have taken the step to get their vaccination to protect themselves, their families and our community.

I want to remind residents that we have entered Phase 3 of Bermuda’s COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Strategy. Phase 3 is for residents who are 16 years or older. Priority will continue to be given to our more vulnerable populations, including seniors and those with medical conditions. If you have not already registered, please do so by completing the registration form at forms.gov.bm/covid.

If you were eligible for the vaccine in Phase 1A, 1B or 2 group and have not registered yet, please do so today.

Registration numbers continue to rise, with more than 1500 online registrations received since the move to Phase 3 was announced on Saturday. To the week ending March 20, 23,502 persons have registered their interest in getting vaccinated. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 7,109 Black
  • 11,438 White
  • 3,323 Mixed or Other, and,
  • 1,632 Prefer not to say or Not Specified.

March 13, 2021, 29708 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: For the nine week period from January 11 to March 13, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 29,708 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 30,481 if you include yesterday’s vaccinations as well! – all of which is good news.

Of the 29,708 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on, which ends March 13;

  • 54% are women, and,
  • 46% are men.

Bermuda’s goal of “herd immunity” will be achieved when 70% of the population (64,054) has been immunized. To date, 29% of the population has been vaccinated (with 1 dose), and 18% of the population has been immunized (with 2 doses).

4,699 vaccinations were delivered in the first week of March, and 4,304 vaccinations were delivered last week for a total of 9,003 vaccinations since the last press conference. The public has accessed these vaccines as follows:

  • The Vaccination Centre at Bermuda College administered 17,650 or 59% of vaccinations,
  • 11,090 or 37% were administered at the Bermuda Hospitals Board Vaccination Centre,
  • 806 or 3% were administered at rest homes and long term care facilities, and
  • 162 or 1% were administered at Other Vaccination Sites.

With regard to the numbers of persons who have registered interest… To the week ending March 13, a total of 22,298 persons have registered their interest in getting vaccinated. This number reflects actual individual registrations. Previous totals reported included what were later identified as multiple registrations. A clean-up analysis just completed indicates that 2,873 duplicate registrations were removed from the system.

The current breakdown of registrations is as follows:

  • 6,515 Black
  • 11,045 White
  • 2,964 Mixed or Other, and,
  • 1,774 Prefer not to say or Not Specified.

March 10, 2021, 27727 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: As of 10 March 2021, 17,395 people have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination, and 10,332 are fully immunized, for a total of 27,727 vaccinations. 27% of Bermuda’s population is now vaccinated, and of them, 16% is immunized. This represents an increase of 6340 vaccinations since our last report on 2 March.

There were 2,312 online registrations during February 28 to March 6, bringing the total to 23,189; 45% are white, 25 % are black, 19% Other, and 11 % mixed.

February 27, 2021, 20705 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the seventh full week of vaccinations and the fifth week using two Vaccination Centres operating six days a week. For the seven-week period, from January 11 to February 27, Bermuda has administered a total of 20,705 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 21,387 if you include yesterday’s vaccinations as well – which is a remarkable accomplishment.

Of the 20,705 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on, which ends February 27;

  • 11,373 [or 55%] were given to women, and,
  • 9,332 [or 45%] were given to men.

Bermuda’s goal of “herd immunity” will be achieved when 70% of the population [64,054] has been immunized. To date, 21% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose] and 11% of the population has been immunized [with 2 doses].

Each week since January 11 has seen an increase in the number of vaccinations administered, with 4314 vaccinations delivered last week. The public has accessed these vaccines as follows:

  • the Vaccination Centre at Bermuda College [previously at the Police Recreation Club] administered 12,036 or 58% of vaccinations,
  • 7,760 or 37% were administered at the Bermuda Hospitals Board Vaccination Centre,
  • 767 or 4% were administered at rest homes and long term care facilities, and
  • 141 or 1% were administered at Other Vaccination Sites.

Assessed against Bermuda’s vaccination priority targets:

In Phase 1A

  • 1,703 persons or 55% of those aged 80 years and older have been vaccinated. 441 have had one vaccination, and 1,262 [41%] are fully immunized.
  • 381 persons or 51% of residents in rest homes and long term care have been vaccinated. 70 have had one vaccination, and 311 [42%] are fully immunized.
  • 1,365 health care workers or 56% have been vaccinated. 221 have had one vaccination, and 1,144 [47%] are fully immunized.
  • 1,393 essential workers or 59% have been vaccinated. 403 have had one vaccination, and 990 [42%] are fully immunized.

In Phase 1B

  • 4,523 persons or 48% of those aged 65 – 79 years have been vaccinated. 1,590 have had one vaccination, and 2,933 [31%] are fully immunized.

These are excellent results so far, and I would like to thank all those who are getting their vaccination to protect themselves, their families and our community.

Government House has informed the Government that Bermuda will receive another 15,000 doses of the vaccine later this month. This is great for our vaccine programme as we are receiving more and more persons who are registering their interest to be vaccinated.

I would like to remind residents that we are currently in Phase 2 of Bermuda’s COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Strategy.

Phase 2 is for residents who are 50 years or older, have been diagnosed with heart disease, chronic kidney disease, liver disease, diabetes, have a disability, are of no fixed abode or essential travelers – persons who must travel for medical purposes or to return to school.

If you fit the criteria for Phase 2, please register for an appointment by completing the registration form at forms.gov.bm/covidvaccine.

Also, we are in the process of making appointments for the remaining persons who are 65 years-old and older who registered online but have not yet been vaccinated. We encourage all those in that group to continue to register as they will be prioritized in the booking system, along with all who are medically vulnerable.

If you are not able to access the registration form online, ask a friend, neighbour or family member to help register you online, or you can call the vaccine hotline on 444 2498 and select option 2.

With regard to the numbers of persons who have registered interest.
For the week ending February 27th, 20,877 persons have registered their interest in getting vaccinated. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 5,068 Black
  • 9,704 White
  • 2,404 Mixed or Other, and,
  • 3,701 Prefer not to say or Not Specified.

February 20, 2021, 16377 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the sixth full week of vaccinations, and the fourth week using two Vaccination Centres operating six days a week. For the six week period from January 11 to February 20, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 16,377 vaccinations – a figure that rises to 17,073 if you include yesterday’s vaccinations as well! – all of which is an impressive achievement.

Of the 16,377 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on which ends February 20,

  • 9,028 [or 55%] are women, and,
  • 7,349 [or 45%] are men.

Bermuda’s goal of “herd immunity” will be achieved when 70% of the population [64,054] has been immunized. To date, 18% of the population has been vaccinated [with 1 dose] and 7% of the population has been immunized [with 2 doses].

Each week since January 11 has seen an increase in the number of vaccinations administered, with 3,804 vaccinations delivered last week. The public has accessed these vaccines as follows:

  • The Vaccination Centre at Bermuda College [previously at the Police Recreation Club] administered 9,373 or 57% of vaccinations,
  • 6,119 or 37% were administered at the Bermuda Hospitals Board Vaccination Centre,
  • 744 or 5% were administered at rest homes and long term care facilities, and
  • 141 or 1% were administered at Other Vaccination Sites.

Assessed against Bermuda’s vaccination priority targets:-

In Phase 1A

  • 1,605 persons or 51% of those aged 80 years and older have been vaccinated. 638 have had one vaccination, and 967 [31%] are fully immunized.
  • 373 person or 50% of residents in rest homes and long term care have been vaccinated. 72 have had one vaccination, and 301 [41%] are fully immunized.
  • 1,303 health care workers or 53% have been vaccinated. 347 have had one vaccination and 956 [39%] are fully immunized.
  • 1,316 essential workers or 56% have been vaccinated. 596 have had one vaccination and 720 [30%] are fully immunized.

In Phase 1B

  • 4,193 persons or 44% of those aged 65 – 79 years have been vaccinated. 2,533 have had one vaccination and 1,660 [17%] are fully immunized.

These are great results so far, and I would like to thank all those who have taken the step to get their vaccination to protect themselves, their families and our community.

With regard to the numbers of persons who have registered interest… To the week ending February 20, 19,389 persons have registered their interest in getting vaccinated. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 4,445 Black
  • 9,208 White
  • 2,124 Mixed or Other, and,
  • 3,612 Prefer not to say or Not Specified.

For those of you who have registered already – thank you and please encourage your family and friends who may be in the priority groups to register.

February 13, 2021, 12568 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Minister said: We have completed the fifth full week of vaccinations, and the third week using two Vaccination Centres operating six days a week. For the five week period from January 11 to February 13, 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 12,568 vaccinations.

Of the 12,568 vaccinations administered for the period we are reporting on which ends February 13,

  • 6,983 (or 56%) are women, and,
  • 5,585 (or 44%) are men.

Bermuda’s goal of “herd immunity” will be achieved when 70% of the population (64,054) has been immunized. To date, 15% of the population has been vaccinated (with 1 dose) and 4% of the population has been immunized (with 2 doses)

Each week since January 11 has seen an increase in the number of vaccinations administered, with 3,467 vaccinations delivered last week. The public has accessed these vaccines as follows:

  • The Vaccination Centre at the Police Recreation Club administered 7,135 or 57% of vaccinations,
  • 697 or 5% were administered at rest homes and long term care facilities,
  • 4641 or 37% were administered at the Bermuda Hospitals Board Vaccination Centre, and,
  • 95 or 1% were administered at Other Vaccination Sites.
  • Assessed against Bermuda’s vaccination priority targets:-

In Phase 1A

  • 1,834 persons or 59% of those aged 80 years and older have been vaccinated. 1,300 have had one vaccination, and 534 (17%) are fully immunized.
  • 370 person or 50% of residents in rest homes and long term care have been vaccinated. 96 have had one vaccination, and 274 (37%) are fully immunized.
  • 1,226 health care workers or 50% have been vaccinated. 346 have had one vaccination and 880 (36%) are fully immunized.
  • 1,192 essential workers or 50 % have been vaccinated. 634 have had one vaccination and 558 (24%) are fully immunized.

In Phase 1B

  • 4,161 persons or 44% of those aged 65 – 79 years have been vaccinated. 3,627 have had one vaccination and 568 (6%) are fully immunized.

With regard to the numbers of persons who have registered interest. To the week ending February 13, 17,605 persons have registered their interest in getting vaccinated. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 3,712 Black
  • 8,580 White
  • 1,833 Mixed or Other, and,
  • 3,480 Prefer not to say or Not Specified.


February 6, 2021, 9095 Vaccinations | Click for full details

As of February 6, 2021: 9095 Vaccinations Given

The Minister said, “We have completed the fourth full week of vaccinations, and the second full week of vaccinations using two Vaccination Centres. For the period through to 6 February 2021, Bermuda has administered a total of 9095 vaccinations and the breakdown is as follows:

  • a total of 3990 or 44% males and 5105 or 56% females
  • with 2048 or 22% persons who are under 50,
  • 2257 or 25% persons between 50 and 64,
  • 3284 or 36% between 65 and 79, and
  • 1506 or 17% persons who are over 80 years old.

Of the vaccine sites, and based on the Epi week ending 6 February,

  • the Vaccination Centre at the Police Recreation Club administered 5194 or 57% of vaccinations,
  • 552 or 6% were administered at rest homes and long term care
  • 3291 or 36% were administered by the Bermuda Hospitals Board; and
  • 58 or <1% were administered at Other Vaccination Sites.

Assessed against our vaccination targets, the Ministry can report the following:

  • 1309 persons or 42% of those aged 80 years or older have been vaccinated. 197 are fully immunized, meaning they have had two doses, and 1112 have had one vaccination.
  • 370 persons or 50% of those in rest homes and long term care facilities have been vaccinated. 182 are fully immunized and 188 have had one vaccination,
  • 1166 health care workers [48%] have been vaccinated. 747 are fully immunized and 419 have had one vaccination, and
  • 1016 essential service workers [43%] have been vaccinated. 339 are fully immunized and 677 have had one vaccination.

With regard to the numbers of persons who have registered interest. To the week ending February 6, 15,133 persons have registered their interest in getting vaccinated. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 2866 Black
  • 7549 White
  • 1410 Mixed or Other
  • 3308 Prefer not to Say or Not Specified


January 30, 2021, 4897 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Ministry said, “For the period through to 30 January 2021, Bermuda has vaccinated a total of 4897 persons – representing an additional 1965 persons – and the breakdown is as follows:

a total of 2123 or 43% males and 2774 or 57% females
with 1039 or 21% persons who are under 50,
1108 or 23% persons between 50 and 64,
1741 or 35% between 65 and 79, and
1009 or 21% persons who are over 80 years old.

January 23, 2021, 2932 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Ministry said, “For the period through to 23 January 2021, Bermuda has vaccinated a total of 2,932 persons, and the breakdown is as follows:

  • a total of 1227 or 42% males and 1705 or 58% females
  • with 845 or 29% persons who are under 50,
  • 881 or 30% persons between 50 and 64,
  • 598 or 20% between 65 and 79, and
  • 608 or 21% persons who are over 80 years old.

January 16, 2021, 1665 Vaccinations | Click for full details

The Ministry said, “The Ministry started the distribution of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Monday 11 January. For the week of 11 January – 16 January, there have been a total of 1,665 vaccines administered.

“738 of these vaccines were administered by the Bermuda Hospitals Board during their first vaccination clinic held at the King Edward Memorial Hospital. The individuals vaccinated were part of Phase 1[A] priority group as outlined in the ministry’s Vaccine Allocation Strategy and included both frontline healthcare workers and residents in the Hospital’s long term care facility.

“Of the remaining 927 vaccines, 40 were administered to the elderly, extremely clinically vulnerable, and clinically vulnerable at nursing care facilities and 887 were given to the elderly and frontline healthcare and essential service workers at the Vaccination Centre at the Police Recreation Club.

More particularly, of the vaccines administered so far, the breakdown is as follows:

  • 58% female, and,
  • 42% male, and of this
  • 32% were essential service workers,
  • 27% were health workers,
  • 22% were not categorized by occupation [elderly]
  • 19% were ‘Other’, as in retired, unemployed or care-givers.

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