Banana bonanza hits shelves | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News


Bermuda got a welcome break from a long banana drought after the first shipment since January hit the shelves today.Residents have been limited to locally grown stock since invasive pests halted imports early in the year. Mealybugs, a type of scale insect that threatens a variety of crops, have recently tainted imports.The Department of Environment and Natural Resources ramped up its inspections, but a shipment this spring had to be destroyed on arrival to protect the island.T
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Covid-19: No new positive cases | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

The island’s confirmed cases of Covid-19 remains at 159, after 643 test results all came in negative today.There are five active cases of the illness, all under public health monitoring, with none in hospital.A total of 145 have recovered, and the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is still nine.No […]