Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Ministry of Education Update: COVID Exposure at West Pembroke Primary School

Sunday, March 21st, 2021 - Press Release

The Ministry of Health’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (ESU) is aware of COVID-19 exposure at West Pembroke Primary School and the person(s) confirmed with COVID-19 have been isolated.

Based on the risk assessment conducted by... Read More

Ministry of Education Update

Saturday, March 20th, 2021 - Press Release

On Friday, the Ministry of Education released an update made by the Emergency Education Measures Committee (EEMC) on the new COVID-19 testing protocols for schools. 

The new protocol outlines that immediately, the bubble that any... Read More

Changes in the Public Health Regulations

Saturday, March 20th, 2021 - Press Release

“We must act now,” said Premier David Burt today announcing changes in the Public Health Regulations which will come into effect from 6 am tomorrow morning. “Cabinet met earlier today and following a full briefing from the Minister of... Read More

Ministry of Education: Education Emergency Measures Committee (EMCC) COVID Protocols Update

Friday, March 19th, 2021 - Press Release

The Minister of Education, the Hon. Diallo Rabain, JP, MP met with the Education Emergency Measures Committee (EEMC) to address the recent rise in positive COVID-19 cases within the community. 

Following yesterday's meeting, the... Read More

COVID-19 Daily Release 20 March 2021

Friday, March 19th, 2021 - Press Release

Good day. 

The Ministry of Health received 1137 test results since the last update, and 16 were positive for COVID-19: Three (3) of the new cases are classified as imported by residents who arrived on American Airlines AA308 from... Read More

Ministry of Education: Potential COVID Exposure at Purvis Primary School

Friday, March 19th, 2021 - Press Release

The Ministry of Health’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (ESU) is aware of a potential COVID-19 exposure at Purvis Primary. The person confirmed with COVID-19 has been isolated and the ESU is contacting confirmed close contacts. These... Read More

COVID-19 Daily Release 19 March 2021

Friday, March 19th, 2021 - Press Release

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The Ministry of Health received 758 test results since the last update, and six (6) were positive for COVID-19. All six (6) of the new cases are classified as local transmission with known contact as they are associated... Read More

Ministerial Statement: Reminder on the Public Health (COVID-19 Emergency Powers) Regulations 2021

Friday, March 19th, 2021 - Ministerial Statement

Mr. Speaker, I rise this morning to provide to this Honorable House and the public with a reminder of the legal measures of the Public Health (COVID-19 Emergency Powers) Regulations2021, which have been enacted, and from time to time ... Read More

Ministry of Education: Potential COVID Exposure at Devonshire Preschool

Thursday, March 18th, 2021 - Press Release

 Ministry of Health’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (ESU) is aware of a potential COVID-19 exposure at Devonshire Preschool. The person confirmed with COVID-19 has been isolated. The ESU is contacting confirmed close contacts. These... Read More

COVID-19 Daily Release 18 March 2021

Thursday, March 18th, 2021 - Press Release

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The Ministry of Health received 519 test results since the last update, and 18 were positive for COVID-19. One (1) new case is a resident who arrived on Delta Airlines DL 584 from Atlanta on 8 March 2021 and tested... Read More

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