Archive for September 18th, 2020

Isolation trial begins as new COVID-19 case emerges

Isolation trial begins as new COVID-19 case emerges

| 18/09/2020 | 39 Comments

(CNS): From 395 tests carried over the last day, one positive case of COVID-19 emerged in an asymptomatic traveller in quarantine, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee revealed Friday. None of the first 29 people taking part in the home-isolation pilot programme who were tested on arrival from the British Airways flight yesterday were positive. […]

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National Hurricane Center goes Greek with new storm

National Hurricane Center goes Greek with new storm

| 18/09/2020 | 11 Comments

(CNS): No one could be in any doubt about how busy this hurricane season has been so far when the US National Hurricane Center tweeted on Friday, “Get out the Greek Alphabet” after Tropical Storm Wilfred used up the last of the season’s English alphabet name list, only to be followed by another storm within […]

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Isolation breachers could be jailed

Isolation breachers could be jailed

| 18/09/2020 | 71 Comments

(CNS): As government began its pilot quarantine programme, which allows some arriving passengers to isolate at home rather than in government facilities in face of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials have confirmed that anyone who breaches the isolation rules could go to jail for six months. Two sets of public health regulations were published on Friday […]

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Sex and gender education key to fight abuse

Sex and gender education key to fight abuse

| 18/09/2020 | 113 Comments

(CNS): Educating young people, teachers, parents and guardians on the sensitive subjects of gender identity, sexual orientation and mental health is important in the fight against discrimination, bullying, abuse, mental illness and even suicide, according to Colours Cayman, a local LGBT advocacy group. With a recent surge in hate speech and verbal attacks on the […]

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