Bermuda Issues Weeklong Lockdown as Covid Cases Rise

Caribbean News…
13 April 2021 7:48pm
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Bermuda has ordered a Stay At Home order from 5 a.m Tuesday April 13 to April 20 due to a surge in Covid-19 cases, primarily due to the U.K. variant, according to Premier David Burt.

Essential businesses, such as grocery stores, pharmacies and Covid testing and vaccine centers, will remain open.

Guests at Bermuda hotels and resorts will not be permitted to leave the properties but can move about the premises. Masks and social distancing are required. Golf courses will suspend play during the order, according to a spokesperson for the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club, a Fairmont-managed hotel.

In a televised press conference April 11, Burt said this order does not now impact airport operations, although border restrictions may be discussed at the next press conference on April 13.

Five of the current cases were imported from visitors on recent flights from Miami, Charlotte, N.C., and Atlanta.

Source: Travel Weekly

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