MINISTRY OF HEALTH COVID-19 UPDATE OCTOBER 7 2020

COVID-19 Update – 7 October

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

Today there were 749 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and one was positive for COVID-19. This most recent case is classified as imported having arrived on BA flight 2233 on 30 September 2020. Case isolation and contact tracing has begun. The case is a resident who did not have a pre-departure test but tested negative on arrival, and was therefore in quarantine per normal public health requirements, and is now isolated.

Bermuda now has 182 total confirmed positive cases. Their status is as follows:

  • there are 3 active cases, who are
  • all under public health monitoring, and
  • none are hospitalized or in critical care;
  • a total of 170 have recovered, and
  • the total deceased remains 9.

The average age of all of our confirmed positive cases is 56 and the age range of all of our positive cases is from 9 to 101 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:

  • 71 are Imported
  • 90 are Local transmission, with known contact
  • 21 are Local transmission with an unknown contact, and
  • none are under investigation

Bermuda’s country status is “Sporadic Cases”. The seven-day average of our real time reproduction number is less than 1.