Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Oral antivirus treatment for COVID-19

Sunday, February 5th, 2023 - Press Release

COVID-19 antivirals and therapeutics, Paxlovid and Molnupiravir, are now available in Bermuda. These oral antivirals are available by prescription only from a physician.

“We are grateful to the UK Government and Government House... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Sunday, January 22nd, 2023 - Press Release

“I am pleased to advise that Bermuda has met our coronavirus vaccination goal to have a third of our eligible population receiving their 2nd and 3rd booster,” said Minister of Health, Kim Wilson, JP, MP. “This is good news, as... Read More

False Whatsapp message - COVID-Omicron XBB

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023 - Press Release

The Ministry of Health is aware of a false Whatsapp message claiming that the COVID-Omicron XBB coronavirus is different, deadly and not easy to detect correctly. And that the COVID-Omicron XBB is 5 times more virulent than the Delta... Read More

Latest coronavirus variants detected in Bermuda

Friday, December 23rd, 2022 - Press Release

The latest variants of the coronavirus BF.7 and BQ.1 have been detected in Bermuda. The BF.7 is highly infectious (three times more than other variants) and spreads faster than other variants. Symptoms of the new BF.7 sub-variant are... Read More

Minister of Health, The Hon. Kim N. Wilson JP, MP

Ministry of Health Holiday Season Update - Minister of Health's Remarks

Friday, December 16th, 2022 - Press Release

Good afternoon.

As we head into the festive holiday season, we are reminding the public to take precautions to avoid catching the flu, coronavirus or Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and... Read More

32 Months Ago

Friday, December 2nd, 2022 - Ministerial Statement

Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, 32 months ago a State of Emergency was put in place in Bermuda on 1 April 2020. This followed the arrival in Bermuda of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on 18 March 2022. The Government deemed it... Read More

Pop-up Clinic To Offer Newer COVID-19 Booster Shots for Eligible Residents

Friday, November 18th, 2022 - Press Release

“I encourage eligible residents to take advantage of the opportunity to receive these newer COVID-19 booster shots designed to offer a defence against some of the newer variants,” said Minister of Health Kim Wilson as she encourages... Read More

Coronavirus Update 16 November 2022

Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 - Press Release

“Sadly, there have been two coronavirus-related deaths since our last update,” said Minister of Health, Kim Wilson. “I extend my sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of the deceased.”

Since the last update, the... Read More

Travel Authorisation Refunds Now Underway

Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 - Press Release

The Ministry of Health announces that Travel Authorisation (TA) refunds began on Monday, November 14.

 Refunding will happen chronologically, starting from the 14th and working towards the 30th. The refund process is expected to... Read More

Coronavirus Vaccines Available at the Hamilton Health Clinic

Monday, November 14th, 2022 - Press Release

Starting November 14th, the Pfizer-BioNTech original Adult formulation, and Moderna Bivalent coronavirus vaccines are available at the Hamilton Health Clinic, #3 Reid Street, every Tuesday from 9 am –  2 pm.

These... Read More