Archive for October 9th, 2020

230+ tested after primary school COVID-19 case

230+ tested after primary school COVID-19 case

| 09/10/2020 | 42 Comments

(CNS: Government is waiting for results from more than 230 swabs taken from the contacts of a Year 2 student at Red Bay Primary School who tested positive for COVID-19 today before it makes any decisions about the current regulatory regime surrounding the virus. All the child’s close family members have already been tested and […]

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Rapid assessment finds little damage from Delta

Rapid assessment finds little damage from Delta

| 09/10/2020 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Following the passage of Hurricane Delta, teams from planning and public works undertook a rapid damage assessment on Tuesday to ensure that there were no serious impacts from the storm. Damage to housing stock turned out to be minimal, with no significant flooding inland. The dozen teams that quickly evaluated damage to government and […]

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CIG finally offers free online access to laws

CIG finally offers free online access to laws

| 09/10/2020 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The public can finally access all current Cayman Islands legislation free of charge on a single website with the launch of legislation.gov.ky. This long-awaited online library includes laws and regulations, as well as all bills tabled for consideration by the Legislative Assembly. The archive goes back to 1963 and is a recognition by government […]

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Primary student symptomatic with COVID-19

Primary student symptomatic with COVID-19

| 09/10/2020 | 128 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED 2:45pm: A student from Red Bay Primary School and the child’s family are all in isolation after the child tested positive for the coronavirus in what appears to be the first local transmission of the virus since July. The Public Health Department has begun the process of contact tracing and the entire Year […]

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Complaints about gov’t surge post lockdown

Complaints about gov’t surge post lockdown

| 09/10/2020 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The Office of the Ombudsman has reported a surge in complaints about government, including maladministration, as well as data protection complaints (which also covers the private sector) since the COVID-19 lockdown. Members of the public made 97 enquiries during July, August and September, 74 of which were placed under investigation. During this quarter the […]

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TravelCayman in political no man’s land

TravelCayman in political no man’s land

| 09/10/2020 | 101 Comments

(CNS): Government has created a new team to manage and clear the arrival of all categories of people allowed to return or enter the Cayman Islands, but it is not clear which ministry is now responsible. For the last six months the Ministry of International Trade, Aviation and Maritime Affairs has been working outside of […]

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