Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 8589 test results, and 334 were positive for the coronavirus, giving a test positivity rate of 4%.
These results are from testing done on:
· Tuesday: 68 positive out of 1449 results (4.7% positivity)
· Wednesday: 53 positive out of 1579 results (3.4% positivity)
· Thursday: 53 positive out of 1752 results (3.7% positivity)
· Friday: 51 positive out of 1450 results (3.5% positivity)
· Saturday: 28 positive out of 805 results (3.5% positivity)
· Sunday: 25 positive out of 548 results (4.6% positivity)
· Monday: 56 positive out of 1006 results (5.6% positivity)
65 of the new cases are classified as imported with a history of travel in the previous 14 days.
The additional 269 new cases are classified as either local transmission (79) or under investigation (190).
Additionally, there were 348 recoveries and no deaths.
There are 375 active cases, of which:
· 365 are under public health monitoring; and
· 10 are in hospital, with 0 in intensive care.
Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 15762 coronavirus cases, out of which 15249 have recovered, and sadly there have been 138 coronavirus-related deaths.
The source of all active cases is as follows:
· 75 are Imported
· 94 are classified as local transmission
· 206 are Under Investigation
The source of all confirmed cases is as follows:
· 3076 are Imported
· 12017 are classified as local transmission of which:
o 5344 are Local transmission with known contact/source and
o 6673 are Local transmission with an unknown contact/source
· 669 are Under Investigation
As investigations proceed, transmission categories may change. For age distributions and overall transmission categories, please refer to https://www.gov.bm/coronavirus-covid19-update. The seven-day average of our real-time reproduction number is 0.77.
For information regarding other conditions being reported to the Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, please refer to https://www.gov.bm/health-information.
The Hamilton Pharmacy will launch vaccinations on Tuesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 23. Visit their website to book an appointment: http://www.hamiltonpharmacy.bm/
“There is still a lot of COVID in the community,” said Minister of Health, Kim Wilson, JP, MP. “As we head into the long holiday weekend, I urge everyone to please follow public health guidelines. While enjoying the Heroes Weekend festivities, wash your hands frequently, use hand sanitiser, wear a mask if you cannot physically distance, and take antigen tests before and after you socialise to always know your status. If you test positive, please stay home.”