2 Deaths, 290 New Positive 1404 Active Cases with 7 In Hospital and 2 In ICU

Since our update on Monday, Bermuda has another two coronavirus related deaths,” said Minister of Health, Kim Wilson, JP, MP.

“I extend sincere condolences to the family and friends who recently lost a loved one to circumstances related to this coronavirus. You are in our thoughts and prayers.”

Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 4174 test results, and 290 were positive for the coronavirus.
These results are from testing done on:
Sunday: 39 positive out of 998 results (3.9% positivity)
Monday: 156 positive out of 1859 results (8.5% positivity)
Tuesday: 95 positive out of 1317 results (7.2% positivity)

32 of the new cases are classified as imported with a history of travel in the previous 14 days.
The additional 258 new cases are classified as either local transmission (98) or under investigation (160).
Additionally, there were 603 recoveries.

There are 1404 active cases, of which:
· 1397 are under public health monitoring; and
· 7 are in hospital, with 2 in intensive care.

Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 10552 coronavirus cases, out of which 9032 have recovered, and sadly there have been 116 coronavirus-related deaths.

The source of all active cases is as follows:
· 173 are Imported
· 274 are classified as local transmission
· 957 are Under Investigation

Information regarding active cases by vaccination status, transmission, and type is unavailable.

The source of all confirmed cases is as follows:
· 2155 are Imported
· 5878 are classified as local transmission of which:
o 3775 are Local transmission with known contact/source and
o 2103 are Local transmission with an unknown contact/source
· 2519 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 0.72.

Minister of Health, Kim Wilson, JP, MP, concluded, “We must all continue to follow public health guidance and avoid closed spaces, crowded places and close contact settings. Wear a mask indoors and outdoors if you cannot physically distance, practice good hand hygiene, maintain physical distance, and download the WeHealth Bermuda app. Those recently removed from quarantine or isolation should also monitor their health and symptoms.

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