Archive for March 27th, 2020

Latest tests negative, few people sick

Latest tests negative, few people sick

| 27/03/2020 | 51 Comments

(CNS): Fifteen more samples tested for COVID-19 were negative and according to public health officials there has been a drop in the number of people reporting sick with anything that resembles coronavirus symptoms, meaning that so far there is little evidence of community transmission here. There is one case pending verification, which is unrelated to […]

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Soft to hard curfew coming for one week

Soft to hard curfew coming for one week

| 27/03/2020 | 105 Comments

(CNS): Government has confirmed that the country will transition to ‘Stay Home Cayman’ on Saturday as part of the survival plan to protect people from the COVID-19 pandemic as Cayman goes through this high-risk period. Premier Alden McLaughlin said the current lockdown curfew will end at 5:00am Saturday to be replaced by a softer one […]

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Driver killed in single car accident

Driver killed in single car accident

| 27/03/2020 | 78 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: The driver of an SUV pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands hospital Friday morning after the fourth fatal crash on the roads this year so far has been named. He was Sherwayne Garfield Roberts (41) from a Guyana. Police said the smash happened at around 10:30am on the East-West Arterial Newlands by-pass.

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Students in isolation invited to ‘Stay in & Chill’

Students in isolation invited to ‘Stay in & Chill’

| 27/03/2020

(CNS Local Life): Students in the Cayman Islands who are currently in isolation because of the coronavirus health crisis are invited to join the private ‘Stay in & Chill’ Facebook group, which provides them with a range of free virtual activities, workshops and resources, in order to stay healthy and emotionally connected.

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Cayman Finance says sector keeping economy going

Cayman Finance says sector keeping economy going

| 27/03/2020 | 46 Comments

(CNS): Officials from Cayman Finance are reminding the community of the offshore sector’s importance to the country during the current COVID-19 health crisis. This comes after Premier Alden McLaughlin recently implied that the financial sector had been less than cooperative over efforts to shut down offices here and implement a ‘stay in place’ order rather […]

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CoP: Cayman complying with curfew

CoP: Cayman complying with curfew

| 27/03/2020 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has said that, on the whole, the community is being compliant with the curfew and crime is also stable across the Cayman Islands with no spikes. Police are out in large numbers, making for high visibility, including support from the RCIPS helicopter. There were two burglaries on Wednesday night but […]

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UK PM isolates after testing positive for COVID-19

UK PM isolates after testing positive for COVID-19

| 27/03/2020 | 13 Comments

(CNS): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now in self-isolation, having tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. He is the latest high-profile figure in the UK to get the disease following news reports earlier this week that Prince Charles (71) is also in isolation after testing positive for the virus. Johnson (55) said in […]

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