Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Ministerial Statement: COVID-19 Impact on Public Schools

Friday, March 26th, 2021 - Ministerial Statement

Mr. Speaker, 

Today I rise to share with my honourable colleagues and the community at large an update on the impact of COVID 19 in our public schools.

Mr. Speaker, 

This week I made a decision to close our public... Read More

COVID-19 Daily Release 25 March 2021

Thursday, March 25th, 2021 - Press Release

Good day. 

The Ministry of Health received 1191 test results since the last update, and 34 were positive for COVID-19. One of the new cases are classified as imported by a resident who arrived on Jet Blue B62231 from New York on 19... Read More

New Pop-Up Testing Locations

Thursday, March 25th, 2021 - Press Release

The Ministry of Health has two new walk-in and drive-through pop-up locations that will offer COVID-19 testing to the community.  You do not need an appointment to get tested at these locations.

The locations are: 

TCD (... Read More

COVID-19 Daily Release 24 March 2021

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 - Press Release

Good day. 

The Ministry of Health received 1197 test results since the last update, and 40 were positive for COVID-19. Nine of the new cases are classified as imported by two residents who arrived on American Airlines AA 308 from... Read More

Ministry of Education Elliot primary School Update

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 - Press Release

Today the Chief Medical Officer has directed that all students and associated teachers in both the P4 years at Elliot Primary School must be quarantined, based on an updated risk assessment by the Ministry of Health, and in accordance... Read More

Ministry of Education Public Schools COVID-19 Update 23 March 2020

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 - Press Release

Good Evening Bermuda.

As a parent with a child in the Bermuda Public School System, I am well aware of the anxiety our parents are facing.  It was very difficult for me to explain to my daughter how the nasal pharyngeal test works... Read More

COVID-19 Update Premier’s Remarks 23 March 2021

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 - Press Release

Good Evening Bermuda,

I am here with you tonight as both the Premier and a fellow Bermudian who understands the frustration that we are all currently experiencing due to this latest outbreak. I see the stress and the angst that so... Read More

COVID-19 Update Minister of Health’s Remarks 23 March 2021

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 - Press Release

Good afternoon.

The Ministry of Health received 866 test results since the last update, and ten were positive for COVID-19. One of the new cases is classified as imported by a resident who arrived on Delta Airlines DL617 from New... Read More

Ministry of Education: Dellwood Middle School Quarantine Notice

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 - Press Release

The Chief Medical Officer has directed that all students, teachers and staff of Dellwood Middle School must be quarantined. The decision to quarantine is based on an updated risk assessment by the Ministry of Health and in accordance with... Read More

Reminder of Quarantine Guidance

Monday, March 22nd, 2021 - Press Release

There have been many queries around whether parents of quarantined, asymptomatic school-aged children should also be in quarantine.

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ayoola Oyinloye explains: 

"The Ministry of Health’s... Read More

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