Day: September 17, 2021

Community News

Bus Service Interruption Confirmed By DPT

This evening (Sept. 17), the Department of Public Transport (DPT) confirmed that the bus service has been interrupted due to industrial action taken by the Bus Operators. The operators raised concerns regarding health and safety standards in the workplace. The DPT stressed this evening that it considers the health, safety and wellbeing of all bus […]Read More

Community News

10,000 People Currently Under Quarantine

According to a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health, 10,000 people, almost one-sixth of Bermuda’s population, are currently in quarantine as a result of Bermuda’s fourth major wave of Coronavirus cases; the RG reported today. According to the spokeswoman, community transmission of the virus is so common that it is only a matter of time […]Read More

Community Local

BPS WILL ENFORCE CURFEW RESTRICTIONS

With the announcement of a 12:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. curfew as part of the PUBLIC HEALTH (COVID-19 EMERGENCY POWERS) (PHASED RE-OPENING) AMENDMENT (NO. 7) REGULATIONS 2021. Na’imah Astwood, the Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police – Operations – said, “Our aim is to ensure compliance, as we endeavour to work alongside our community to prevent […]Read More

Uncategorized

BHB MOVES TO DISASTER ALERT LEVEL 4

“After an assessment of our current position at BHB, we are today moving to Disaster Alert Level 4. This reflects the high number of COVID-19 patients in hospital and in the ICU, the pressure on staff, and the impact of the pandemic on our staffing levels. “Disaster Alert Level 4 is an internal hospital status […]Read More

Politics

Premier Burt is Missing in Action Says OBA Leader Cole

“It would appear that in the midst of an unprecedented time in Bermuda’s management of the pandemic, the Premier is consistently missing in action. The people of Bermuda want, need, and deserve strong leadership. How can the Premier remain quiet when the numbers of positive cases of Covid continue to rise to unprecedented levels? We […]Read More