Archive for April 30th, 2020

Survey finds support for COVID-19 response

Survey finds support for COVID-19 response

| 30/04/2020 | 82 Comments

(CNS): An online survey on CNS found strong support for government’s handling of the current health crisis among the 3,400 readers who took part over the last two days, and most regard the curfews as “a necessary evil”. The respondents overwhelmingly said they had confidence in the chief medical officer (84%). However, when the same […]

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OfReg offers little hope on gas prices

OfReg offers little hope on gas prices

| 30/04/2020 | 82 Comments

(CNS): Gas prices finally started to fall in Cayman this week but the utilities regulator, OfReg, which is tasked with tracking fuel costs around the world as well as regulating the sector here, has backed the local fuel suppliers’ claim that the lag in price decline is unavoidable. For years there have been concerns that […]

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No briefing as gov’t works on ‘new rules’

No briefing as gov’t works on ‘new rules’

| 30/04/2020 | 108 Comments

(CNS): What has become Cayman’s top daily show in recent weeks, the COVID-19 briefing, was cancelled Thursday as Cabinet worked on the new rules for the next curfew phase coming into effect Monday. Premier Alden McLaughlin is expected to announce a number of changes to the shelter-in-place order (the soft curfew) on Friday, but it […]

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Doctors Hospital boosts COVID-19 testing

Doctors Hospital boosts COVID-19 testing

| 30/04/2020 | 14 Comments

(CNS): The CTMH Doctors Hospital has now been testing for COVID-19 for a week, helping to boost the test results and support the wider screening underway. The need to test as many healthcare and other essential front-line workers as possible is critical in determining the prevalence of this coronavirus in Cayman, given that these people […]

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Suspect ganja dealer arrested

Suspect ganja dealer arrested

| 30/04/2020

(CNS): A couple believed to be in breach of curfew in the area of Sound Way, George Town, last weekend ended up being arrested for drug offences. Officers on patrol on Sunday afternoon spotted the man and woman at around 5pm and when they went to speak to them they detected a strong smell of […]

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