Archive for June 24th, 2020

One COVID-19 positive added as active cases fall

One COVID-19 positive added as active cases fall

| 24/06/2020 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Just one positive case of COVID-19 turned up in Wednesday’s batch of 451 screen test samples, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported, bringing the tally to 196 confirmed cases in Cayman of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, another 15 people who had previously tested positive were given the all clear, leaving just 26 active cases […]

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Gov’t and Cisco create WiFi hotspots across islands

Gov’t and Cisco create WiFi hotspots across islands

| 24/06/2020 | 17 Comments

(CNS): The Ministry of Commerce has partnered with IT company Cisco to provide free public wireless internet access at ten community sites across all three islands. As the three-month lockdown comes to an end, the service has been launched to help people connect with family, friends and online resources, officials said in a release. The […]

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Curfew Time to become Travel Time

Curfew Time to become Travel Time

| 24/06/2020 | 67 Comments

(CNS): With the increased coming and going of Cayman residents, the government is preparing to transition the now disbanded competent authority ‘Curfew Time’, which granted exceptions to shelter-in-place orders into ‘Travel Time’. Premier Alden McLaughlin said the team under Eric Bush, one of his chief officers, will be taking over the coordination of flights in […]

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British Navy ship leaves as cop choppers return

British Navy ship leaves as cop choppers return

| 24/06/2020 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS helicopters are back in the air and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ship Argus is back at sea, after the UK navy had stepped in to support the local police while the choppers were undergoing maintenance. Equipped with both a Merlin and a Wildcat helicopter, during its two-week stay the Argus provided air […]

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Fidelity CEO admits breaking law

Fidelity CEO admits breaking law

| 24/06/2020 | 160 Comments

(CNS): Brett Hill, the CEO of Fidelity, has said it has not been possible to meet the requirements of the amended Pensions Law, which allows members to take cash from their pension fund to help them through the COVID-19 crisis, because the company needed more time.

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