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Covid-19: three new cases, 16 in hospital

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Another three people have tested positive for Covid-19, the Government said yesterday.

A spokeswoman said the new cases emerged after 260 test results came back to the Ministry of Health. The news brought the total number of cases to 114.

The Government said that there were 60 active cases, with 44 of those under public health monitoring and 48 have recovered. It added that 16 people were in hospital.

Bermuda has recorded six deaths related to Covid-19.

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 95 years. The age of persons hospitalised ranges between 57 and 91 years, and the average age is 76.”

Graphic by Christina White
Graphic by Christina White
Amne Osseyran, a Bermudian forensic physician, speaks to Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch, the Minister of Public Works, and Royal Bermuda Regiment Sergeant-Major Dean Rubaine at the newly launched testing centre for essential workers at the former White's supermarket at Southside, St David's (File photograph by Blaire Simmons)

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Published May 01, 2020 at 9:00 am (Updated May 01, 2020 at 9:01 am)

Covid-19: three new cases, 16 in hospital

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