Bermuda Carnival postponed
Bermuda's Carnival will not take place next month.
A release from the organisers said that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual celebrations scheduled for June will not take place.
"As we, along with the entire world face one of the greatest challenges humanity has ever encountered, we pray and hope that you and your loved ones are staying safe and taking the best care possible of yourselves. As a team, we are looking forward to the day when this pandemic will end, and life as we know it can flow forward once more. In fact, the full BHW Ltd. team is focused on that future and working towards it as best we can," the organisers said.
"Until that time comes, we must make decisions that are best for everyone. As such we, unfortunately, must forego the Bermuda Carnival celebrations in June 2020. We ask for your indulgence for the delay in announcing this decision. This was due in part to our hope that conditions would improve enough to enable us to produce the phenomenal experience you have come to expect from Bermuda Carnival events."
The organisers said as soon as a clearer picture of their status has emerged, they will announce a date when they can safely and securely celebrate Bermuda Carnival again.
"When that day arrives, those of you who have already purchased tickets for our events will already be set, since your purchases will still be valid for those corresponding upcoming events."
Bermuda recorded 118 cases of COVID-19 with seven deaths and 52 current active cases.