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VIDEO: Bermuda Government COVID-19 Update 13 August
Full coverage of the Government of Bermuda COVID-19 Update press conference from August 13, 2020
Germany and France announce new national lockdowns, saying they have lost control of the coronavirus
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron each announced month-long national lockdowns Wednesday, saying health authorities have lost control of skyro...
UK to start rapid COVID-19 tests at Heathrow on Tuesday
Airlines argue pre-departure virus tests crucial to get people travelling safely again.
BPS warns of a new WhatsApp scam
A new WhatsApp scam has emerged in which a message is sent out, via SMS, by individuals purporting to be part of the WhatsApp technical team, asking users to share their verific...
Ferry Service Route Delays and Suspensions
The Department of Marine and Ports Services is advising that this evening, the Green Ferry route will see delays of up to ten minutes.
Minister Rabain Education Press Conference Remarks
Bermuda July 2020 Consumer Price Index
Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert said, “In July 2020 consumers paid 1.4 per cent less than they did for the CPI basket of goods and services in July 2019.” The Mini...
Russia begins production of its second coronavirus vaccine
Russia has started production of the second Russian vaccine against COVID-19, EpiVacCorona, created by the Véktor research center, according to the country's health chief, Anna ...
UN calls for 'available and affordable' coronavirus vaccine for all
The UN Secretary General, António Guterres, pointed out that the vaccine should be considered a "global public good".
France orders new lockdown, Germany imposes toughest virus rules in months
Macron seeks ‘brutal brake on infections’, while Merkel unveils one-month partial shutdown; Spain, Italy, Britain, Greece and Portugal report record new coronavirus cases.
Young influencers get billions of views peddling junk food to kids, study says
Young ‘influencers’ are being used to peddle unhealthy junk food to other kids via YouTube – racking up a ‘staggering’ one billion views, warns a new study.
One new COVID-19 case reported in Bermuda, 27 October
Yesterday, there were 764 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and one was positive for COVID-19.
Bermuda Government COVID-19 Update
Bermuda Government COVID-19 Update Press Conference, October 27 2020
VFS Global Team Biometric Testing for Visas November 2020 Dates
Government House is pleased to announce that the VFS Global team will be returning to the island 3rd & 4th Novermber for all persons requiring biometric testing.
Coronavirus means less sex – for Chinese, Americans, British and now Turkish
Survey in Turkey suggests people are having sex less often – consistent with findings elsewhere – and are concerned about spreading Covid-19, researchers say.
Study indicates that 82% of patients with COVID-19 have a lack of vitamin D
The researchers observed that 82.2% of the 216 covid-19 patients at the Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital had vitamin D deficiency, and that men had lower levels than wo...
Hospital capacity running out in multiple European countries
Ambulances 'driving in circles' in the Hague, unable to discharge patients. Belgium asks NL to take in some patients, but Dutch hospitals are already airlifting patients to Ger...
'We need a miracle': Czech PM says more restrictions are looming
The Czech infection rate is the highest on the planet except for tiny Andorra, and the spread of the virus among doctors and medical workers is worsening the strain on hospitals.
US appeals against China’s WTO trade war tariff victory
The United States has chosen to appeal China’s WTO tariff victory ‘into the void’, with the appellate body defunct since Washington refused to appoint new judges.
Merkel says Germany faces ‘difficult months ahead’ in Covid fight
Chancellor says country is on verge of losing control as Europe death toll passes 250k
Minister Ming Press Conference Remarks 26 October 2020
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