COVID-19 Daily Release 11 March 2021

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

Good day.

The Ministry of Health received 423 test results since the last update, and one (1) was positive for COVID-19. The one (1) new case is classified as under investigation. This case is a resident with no currently identified link to other known cases or history of travel in the past 14 days.

Additionally, since the last update, there were two (2) recoveries.

There are currently 28 active cases, of which;

  • All 28 are under public health monitoring and;
  • None are in the hospital.

Since March 2020, Bermuda has recorded 732 total confirmed cases of COVID-19; out of those, 692 persons have recovered, and 12 persons have sadly succumbed to COVID-19.

The mean age of all confirmed positive cases is 43 years (median: 40 years), and the ages range from less than one year to greater than 100 years.

The mean age of all currently active cases is 40 years (median: 42 years), and the ages range from less than 30 years (age group: 20-29 years) to greater than 70 years (age group: 70-79 years).

The mean age of all deceased cases is 75 years (median: 77 years), and the ages range from less than 60 years (age group: 50-59 years) to greater than 80 years (age group: 80-100 years).

The source of all cases is as follows:

  • 218 are imported
  • 510 are classified as local transmission of which:
  • 418 are local transmission with known contact/source and
  • 92 are local transmission with an unknown contact/source
  • 4 are under investigation

As investigations proceed, transmission categories may change.

Of the over 180,000 test results reported, the mean age of all persons tested is 43 years (median:  42 years) and the ages range from less than 1 year to greater than 100 years.

The seven-day average of our real time reproduction number is below one (1), and Bermuda’s current country status remains “Sporadic Cases”.

As of 10 March 2021, 17,395 people have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination, and 10,332 are fully immunized, for a total of 27,727 vaccinations. 27% of Bermuda’s population is now vaccinated, and of them, 16% is immunized. This represents an increase of 6340 vaccinations since our last report on 2 March.”

“There were 2,312 online registrations during Feb. 28-March 6, bringing the total to 23,189, 45% are white, 25 % are black, 19% Other, and 11 % mixed.”

“Thanks again to everyone who has come out for the walk-in vaccinations over the past two days,” said Kim Wilson, JP, MP, Minister of Health. “The Bermuda College vaccination centre will accept walk-ins again tomorrow, 12 March, for those persons 65 years and older who are unable to register for the vaccination on line.  In addition, we are also accepting walk-ins for those persons 50 or older, however again, please note that priority will be  given to those 65 and older. Walk-in appointments are from 3 pm to 6:45 pm. Bermuda College will not accept walk-ins on Saturday.”

“The last walk-in vaccination on the weekdays will be at 6:45 pm. Anyone at the vaccination centre after 6:45 pm will be given an appointment for the next available opening on the schedule. To make the process quicker, please Register Online at prior to your arrival.”

“However, if you are unable to register online and are 50 years of age or older, you will be able to walk-in and receive your vaccination at the Bermuda College Vaccination Centre. All you need to do is to bring a photo ID, such as a driver’s licence. We urge all persons 50 and over who have not yet been vaccinated to take advantage of this opportunity. Please note that the Bermuda Hospitals Board vaccination centre is not accepting walk-ins.”