No new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday

No new cases of Covid-19 were recorded yesterday.

The Ministry of Health said 636 test results were received and none were positive.

A spokeswoman for the ministry said: “Recent travellers are reminded that you must remain in quarantine until you receive your individual results by e-mail.

“There has been a small number of persons who have broken quarantine because they hear on the news that there were no positive results the day prior. In fact, travellers must remain in quarantine until they receive their e-mailed result of the negative test that releases them from quarantine.”

Bermuda has recorded a total of 166 positive cases.

Of those, 147 have recovered, and there were 10 active cases yesterday. All were under active public health monitoring and none were in hospital. Nine people have died.

Of all local cases, 61 were imported, 85 were local transmitted with known contact, 19 were locally transmitted with an unknown contact, and one is under investigation.

Bermuda’s country status is “sporadic cases”. The seven-day average of real time reproduction number is less than 1.

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Published Aug 20, 2020 at 10:20 am (Updated Aug 20, 2020 at 10:20 am)

No new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday

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