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143 tests conducted; no new positive COVID cases in Bermuda

143 tests conducted; no new positive COVID cases in Bermuda

Today, June 2, there were 143 test results received by the Ministry of Health; and none were positive for COVID-19. Bermuda has 141 total confirmed positive cases.
There are 19 active cases, of which 11 persons are under active public health monitoring, and 8 persons are hospitalized.

None are in critical care; a total of 113 have now recovered, and the total deceased remains 9.

The average age of all of our confirmed positive cases is 61 and the age range of all of our positive cases is from 18 to 101 years.

The average age of hospitalized cases is 78 and the age range is 66 to 91 years.

The average age of all deceased cases is 74 and the age range is 57 to 91 years.

The source of all local cases is as follows:

- 41 are Imported
- 81 are Local transmission, with known contact
- 10 are Local transmission with an unknown contact, and
- 7 are under investigation

Bermuda’s country status remains “Local Transmission – Cluster of Cases”. The real time reproduction number seven-day average is 0.57.

“I take this opportunity to remind the public, but especially workers who routinely interact with the public, to avail themselves of the free testing at Southside,” said the Minister of Health the Hon. Kim Wilson JP MP. “In particular hairdressers, barbers, hospitality workers, waiters and persons working in retail would benefit tremendously from knowing their status.”

The Ministry of Health reminds the public that testing spots are available at the Southside COVID-19 drive-through on Thursday between 10am and 7pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am to 1pm, in the car park of the former White’s grocery store. Drop-ins are welcome when spots are available but to ensure access persons should book online at https://bdagovcovid.resqwest.com
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