Archive for July 17th, 2020

Bio-buttons lead way on phased border opening

Bio-buttons lead way on phased border opening

| 17/07/2020 | 398 Comments

(CNS): Government will be depending on the use of bio-buttons or bio-stickers with GPS fencing (a location monitoring system) as it begins a six month phased reopening of the borders to air travellers in September. On Friday Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell revealed some of the ideas the ministry is considering to enable a slow and […]

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Week ends with no more COVID-19 positives

Week ends with no more COVID-19 positives

| 17/07/2020 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee revealed Friday that there were no positive samples of COVID-19 from a batch of 270 tests processed over the last 24 hours. With just two active cases now in Cayman in asymptomatic patients, the CMO said that he had asked UK officials to speak with the World Health […]

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2019 runner-up gets a shot at Miss Universe crown

2019 runner-up gets a shot at Miss Universe crown

| 17/07/2020 | 26 Comments

(CNS): If the 2020 Miss Universe pageant goes ahead this year in Las Vegas, Mariah Tibbetts, the first runner-up in 2019’s local contest, will compete for the crown. The Miss Cayman Islands Universe Committee revealed Friday that the 2020 event here has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, Tibbetts has been […]

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CDC extends ban on cruise ships

CDC extends ban on cruise ships

| 17/07/2020 | 78 Comments

(CNS): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States has extended the ‘no sail order’ on cruise ships as a result of the continuing global spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The original order banning ships from the seas was imposed in March and has been extended […]

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