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Covid-19: One new case logged by health officials

The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the Covid-19 virus (File photograph)

The island has recorded another new case of the coronavirus, it was revealed today.

The positive test was among 992 test results that came back to health officials yesterday.

The latest case was a visitor who came off the British Airways flight from London last Saturday.

The individual, who showed no symptoms, tested positive on their day four test.

The case has been isolated and contact tracing has started.

Bermuda now has 199 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus.

There are 14 active cases, all of whom came in from overseas.

A total of nine were returned residents and five were visitors.

All are being monitored by health officials and none are hospitalised.

The number of deaths linked to Covid-19 stands at nine and 176 people have recovered from infection.

The average age of confirmed cases is 55 and the age range is from 7 to 101.

The average age for fatalities is 74 and the age range is from is 57 to 91.

A total of 90 of the cases were on-island transmissions with a known contact.

The number of on-island transmissions with an unknown contact is 21 and none are under investigation.

Bermuda’s country status remained “sporadic cases”.

The seven-day average of the real time reproduction number is less than 1.

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Published October 30, 2020 at 4:17 pm (Updated October 30, 2020 at 4:17 pm)

Covid-19: One new case logged by health officials

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