Archive for April 28th, 2020

COVID-19 one-minute poll

COVID-19 one-minute poll

| 28/04/2020 | 56 Comments

(CNS): It has now been more than six weeks since the Cayman Islands closed its borders and was put under lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During that time we have had the opportunity to listen to the local daily press briefings, as well as to learn about what is happening in other countries. There […]

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Seymour ‘doing incredible job’ claims premier

Seymour ‘doing incredible job’ claims premier

| 28/04/2020 | 228 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin went to town with his praise for Minister Dwayne Seymour on Tuesday, claiming he was “doing an incredible job” and that he was “proud to have him” as his health minister. The plaudits came as McLaughlin backed Seymour, despite the response he gave on Monday to a CNS inquiry about an […]

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HSA worker positive for COVID-19

HSA worker positive for COVID-19

| 28/04/2020 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Three more positive samples of COVID-19 were reported by Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee on Tuesday from a batch of 187 results, which included a healthcare worker from the Cayman Islands Hospital and one local transmission. However, the CMO did not say if they were one and the same. He said one of […]

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Minister Dwayne Seymour’s behaviour

Minister Dwayne Seymour’s behaviour

| 28/04/2020 | 142 Comments

James Austin-Smith writes: If you’d ever seen someone in intensive care in respiratory distress with pneumonia you would never forget it. A strong, brave man desperately fighting for each unsuccessful breath. Watching as his exhausted muscles can no longer move his ribs and diaphragm, as his lungs fill with pus and fluid. Suffocating as surely as […]

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Minister ducks family curfew breach query

Minister ducks family curfew breach query

| 28/04/2020 | 242 Comments

(CNS): Health Minister Dwayne Seymour gave a bizarre response on Monday to a question from CNS about a possible breach of curfew at his family home but failed to answer the question. A video posted on social media over the weekend appeared to show his wife working out with a personal trainer, which was potentially […]

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