Archive for May 1st, 2020

New curfew opens up mixed bag of access

New curfew opens up mixed bag of access

| 01/05/2020 | 221 Comments

(CNS): There will be some relief for the community with the new shelter-in-place order (soft curfew) regulations that come into effect Monday but not everyone will be getting what they want. Premier Alden McLaughlin pressed home the message on Friday that, given the sacrifice that everyone had made so far, the lifting of curfew restrictions […]

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Local positive mars stack of negative tests

Local positive mars stack of negative tests

| 01/05/2020 | 47 Comments

(CNS): There was one positive local transmission of COVID-19 with no explanation of how the patient acquired the virus, which was revealed among a bundle of 392 results by Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee on Friday. The unexplained positive test served as a reminder that the virus is still infecting people who have not […]

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1,000s of PPE kits and test swabs arrive

1,000s of PPE kits and test swabs arrive

| 01/05/2020 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A shipment of 30,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) kits, vital for front-line healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients, and 52,000 swabs necessary to testing for the virus arrived in Cayman Thursday. With both in short supply, the PPE kits made their way here with the help of Health City Cayman Islands, while the Dart facilitated […]

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Pets get relief but no-go on repairs

Pets get relief but no-go on repairs

| 01/05/2020 | 126 Comments

(CNS): It will be another two weeks at least before maintenance and repair services will be allowed to resume, according to the government’s phased plan to re-open the Cayman Islands from the lock-down imposed to curtail the coronavirus pandemic. Premier Alden McLaughlin is expected to reveal details of phase one at today’s COVID-19 briefing, which […]

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Almost $2m pledged to Dart seed cash

Almost $2m pledged to Dart seed cash

| 01/05/2020 | 38 Comments

(CNS): A new foundation has been created by the Dart Group to manage the private sector fund announced earlier this month to support readiness, relief and recovery efforts in the Cayman Islands when needed, including dealing with the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund was seeded with CI$1 million from Ken Dart and […]

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