Archive for May 28th, 2020

No new positive COVID-19 cases

No new positive COVID-19 cases

| 28/05/2020 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported that there were no positive samples in the batch of test results for COVID-19 released on Thursday, and that all 292 tests were negative. He further noted that no new patients had presented for clinical management since the last such case on 27 April. Cayman has now […]

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Gov’t revenue plummets to record low

Gov’t revenue plummets to record low

| 28/05/2020 | 139 Comments

(CNS): Following a very successful start to the year and a bigger than expected surplus in the first quarter, everything changed in just one month for government revenues. Finance Minister Roy McTaggart reported on Wednesday that after spending $68 million but collecting only $23 million, a drop of $26 million on what was budgeted, government […]

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No audit planned over curfew decisions

No audit planned over curfew decisions

| 28/05/2020 | 52 Comments

(CNS): No official audit of the decisions made by the team that has managed curfew exemptions over the COVID-19 lockdown period is planned by the current government. Premier Alden McLaughlin said Wednesday that it was not his call to look into the fairness of the decisions, and if there were complaints, they would be handled […]

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Cops attacked with pepper spray

Cops attacked with pepper spray

| 28/05/2020

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have now revealed that the George Town man they are looking for who threatened officers with a machete and attacked them with pepper spray on Wednesday is Simon Julio Newball (43). Police are now asking the public to help police track him down.

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