Covid-19: Four new cases

  • David Burt, the Premier (File photograph)

    David Burt, the Premier (File photograph)


Bermuda now has six cases of Covid-19, the Premier said tonight.

David Burt added four new cases had been detected on top of two earlier ones.

He said there had been three new cases that came in from overseas and one of those had passed the coronavirus on to a family member.

He added none of the new cases had needed hospitalisation.

Mr Burt warned that the number of Covid-19 cases would continue to rise and ordered most retail stores and the cinemas to shut their doors.

A total of 13 new tests were carried out today along with 17 yesterday and the results were awaited.

He said 11 tests for the virus had been carried out on Friday and that 10 were negative and one positive.

Mr Burt was speaking as he delivered an update on the Covid-19 pandemic at the Cabinet Office.

He said 1,400 people in the hotel industry had been laid off as a result of the pandemic.

More to follow.

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Published Mar 22, 2020 at 7:28 pm (Updated Mar 22, 2020 at 7:53 pm)

Covid-19: Four new cases

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