Archive for April 13th, 2020

Kids’ living conditions shock school principal

Kids’ living conditions shock school principal

| 13/04/2020 | 136 Comments

(CNS): Sir John A Cumber Primary School Principal Jovanna Wright said some of her students are living in “unmentionable circumstances” without running water or electricity, as she described the “heartbreaking experience” over the last month delivering food to kids in need. Wright is part of an army of education staff now delivering lunches and supplies […]

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Beaches close until end of current curfew

Beaches close until end of current curfew

| 13/04/2020 | 183 Comments

(CNS): Following warnings about the abuse of the COVID-19 curfew exercise exemption by people who are hanging out together at the beach, government has blocked access to all public beaches and areas of the coast below the high water mark. Police Commissioner Derek Byrne said policing the beach is too challenging and the risk to […]

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Positive patient taken to mandatory isolation

Positive patient taken to mandatory isolation

| 13/04/2020 | 68 Comments

(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee said Monday that a containment order had been placed around an apartment block in George Town Central after concerns that a person at the complex who had tested positive for COVID-19 might have breached the mandatory isolation order. The CMO said there was “some confusion” over whether this […]

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Premier battles with public demands

Premier battles with public demands

| 13/04/2020 | 233 Comments

(CNS): Demands from the public for a range of services continue, despite efforts by government to urge people to stay home and only go out for essential reasons. So despite the clamour, local post offices will not be resuming any time soon as government has deemed the move too risky. The public has been calling […]

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Prosecution warnings mount over curfew breaches

Prosecution warnings mount over curfew breaches

| 13/04/2020 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Forty people were warned for prosecution on Sunday morning, the police commissioner said in a video message circulated to warn people about the Easter Monday restrictions to the beaches and the parameters of the various curfews in the Cayman Islands. But so far only one person has been jailed for a curfew breach, and […]

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