Two new Covid-19 cases reported – The Royal Gazette | Bermuda News, Business, Sports, Events, & Community

Log In

Reset Password
BERMUDA | RSS

Two new Covid-19 cases reported

Mail

Print

Tweet

Two new cases of the coronavirus were logged yesterday, health officials said last night.

The cases, both returning residents, arrived on the Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta on Thursday and on the British Airways flight from London on Wednesday.

A health ministry spokeswoman said both had been isolated and that contact tracing had started.

The two were among 864 results that came back to health officials yesterday.

The news meant that the island has recorded a total of 180 coronavirus cases.

There are seven active cases, all being monitored by public health officials and none are in hospital.

The death toll remained at nine and 164 people have recovered.

The average age of cases was 57 and the age range was from 10 to 101.

The average age for deaths was 71 and the age range was between 57 to 91.

A total of 90 of the cases were local transmissions with a known contact and 19 were local transmission with an unknown contact.

The source of 69 cases were travellers coming in from overseas.

The source of two cases in under investigation.

Bermuda's country status remained at “sporadic cases” and seven-day average of the real-time reproduction number was less than 1.

Mail

Print

Tweet

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published September 19, 2020 at 8:00 am (Updated September 19, 2020 at 2:11 pm)

Two new Covid-19 cases reported

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon