Covid-19: Two more cases
The latest round of tests have revealed another two cases of Covid-19, it was revealed tonight.
A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health said the new cases were among 252 results that came back today.
One of the new cases came in from overseas and the source of the second is under investigation.
The new cases bring the total number of cases recorded on the island to 146.
The spokeswoman said five cases were active with four people subject to health monitoring and one in non-critical condition at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.
A total of 132 patients have recovered and nine have died.
The spokeswoman added: “The average age of all of our confirmed positive cases is 60 and the age range of all of our positive cases is from 18 to 101 years.
“The average age of all deceased cases is 74 and the age range is 57 to 91 years.”
Of Bermuda’s 146 cases, 42 came in from overseas, 85 were the result of on-island transmission with a known contact and 12 came from on-island transmission from an unknown contact.
The source of seven cases are still under investigation.
The spokeswoman added: “Bermuda’s country status remains ‘local transmission — cluster of cases’ and the seven-day average of our real time reproduction number is below one.”
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