COVID-19 Update – 8 October

Thursday, October 8th, 2020
Today there were 715 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and two were positive for COVID-19.

These most recent cases are classified as imported having arrived travelling together on DL 584 from Atlanta on 7 October 2020. Case isolation and contact tracing has begun.

Bermuda now has 184 total confirmed positive cases.

Their status is as follows:
• there are 5 active cases
• all under public health monitoring
• none are hospitalized or in critical care
• a total of 170 have recovered
• 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: • 73 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.
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