Archive for July 7th, 2020

Six days pass with no new COVID-19 cases

Six days pass with no new COVID-19 cases

| 07/07/2020 | 77 Comments

(CNS): Medical Officer of Health Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez reported that there were no positive cases of COVID-19 out of the 583 samples processed by health officials since Friday. It has now been six days since a positive sample for the coronavirus was reported, in which time 1,151 negative tests have been completed. Cayman currently has […]

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100s more expats leave on repatriation flights

100s more expats leave on repatriation flights

| 07/07/2020 | 113 Comments

(CNS): Government has not given an official estimate for the current population of the Cayman Islands but evacuation flights continue, with hundreds more expatriates leaving this weekend on flights to India, Jamaica and the US. More flights will be departing this week and next to Canada, Miami and Kingston. According to unofficial estimates, the population […]

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More business owners seek CIDB cheap loans

More business owners seek CIDB cheap loans

| 07/07/2020 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The low interest loan programme offered by the Department of Commerce and Investment through the Cayman Islands Development Bank has seen a slight increase in applications recently, according to Premier Alden McLaughlin, who said that 65 applications with a value of CI$2.2 million have been made from the $5 million available. The cheap loan […]

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Electors list inches up by just 24 voters

Electors list inches up by just 24 voters

| 07/07/2020 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The voter register for July has inched up by just two dozen people, according to the new confirmed list now published on the Elections Office website. The register grew from 21,800 in April to 21,824 last week. The confirmed arrival of COVID-19 in Cayman in March and the subsequent lockdown cut the opportunity for […]

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Minister: ID cards won’t be compulsory

Minister: ID cards won’t be compulsory

| 07/07/2020 | 56 Comments

(CNS): The minister responsible for e-government, Joey Hew, has said the ID card system that government is working on will not be compulsory and the public can choose what they share with government and which entities they share it with. The plan to create a national register and issue cards to residents has caused some […]

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