Archive for May 29th, 2020

Cayman economy inching open

Cayman economy inching open

| 29/05/2020 | 197 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government has drawn up the next set of curfew orders to replace those that expire this weekend, offering a glimmer of hope that almost all of the lockdown measures put in place to control the spread of COVID-19 could be gone before the end of June. All retail stores and the […]

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One positive among 673 COVID-19 tests

One positive among 673 COVID-19 tests

| 29/05/2020 | 40 Comments

(CNS): Public health has now tested around 16% of the local population for COVID-19 and so far just 141 people have proved to be positive. Only one sample from a batch of 673 test results revealed by Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee on Friday was positive, as test numbers reached 11,139. This latest positive […]

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First green turtle nest spotted early

First green turtle nest spotted early

| 29/05/2020 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Department of Environment researchers have documented the first wild green turtle nest of the 2020 nesting season. The nest was spotted on Grand Cayman on 26 May, which is unusually early, as over the past 21 years of sea turtle monitoring only two other green turtle nests were found this early in the year. […]

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Rocket debris found floating off Cayman Brac

Rocket debris found floating off Cayman Brac

| 29/05/2020 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Two local fishermen came across some unusual debris last week while fishing off the southwest corner of Cayman Brac. The Department of Environment believes that the piece of metal that Larry and Tyrone Scott found is debris from a rocket launch in French Guyana at the end of last year, which delivered a number […]

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