Archive for September 14th, 2021

Traveller isolation staying till year-end

Traveller isolation staying till year-end

| 14/09/2021 | 366 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government will not be lifting quarantine measures until toward the end of the year and in the short term will be extending the isolation period for vaccinated travellers from five to seven days. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee revealed that three more adults and two more children had tested positive […]

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Businesses roll out mask mandates for customers

Businesses roll out mask mandates for customers

| 14/09/2021 | 82 Comments

(CNS): Banks, supermarkets, shops and other retail services as well as government offices were doubling down on mask mandates Tuesday with the news that a school child had tested positive for COVID-19, making it likely that the coronavirus, most probably the Delta variant, is spreading throughout the community. Foster’s was the first supermarket chain to […]

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Opposition blames 5-day quarantine for COVID leaks

Opposition blames 5-day quarantine for COVID leaks

| 14/09/2021 | 90 Comments

(CNS): The opposition has said government’s decision to cut the quarantine and isolation period is the cause of the community transmissions of COVID-19. In a statement on the PPM social media pages on Monday evening, Opposition Leader Roy McTaggart pointed to concerns that were raised in June by the party. But his comments echoed the […]

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Panton: Lockdown not a consideration

Panton: Lockdown not a consideration

| 14/09/2021 | 185 Comments

(CNS): Premier Wayne Panton has confirmed that there will be no countrywide lockdown following news that a student at George Town Primary with no travel history or contact with a positive traveller has tested positive for COVID-19. Speaking to the country Tuesday morning via social media, Panton said an extra wall of protection is now […]

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Ex-minister and sons admit assault in land fight

Ex-minister and sons admit assault in land fight

| 14/09/2021

(CNS): The former community affairs minister in the 2009-2012 UDP administration and two family members have admitted common assault in relation to an altercation near his West Bay home in January last year. Mike Adam and his sons, Jordan and Erick, all pleaded guilty Monday when they appeared in Summary Court to stand trial. All […]

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GTPS student tests positive for COVID-19

GTPS student tests positive for COVID-19

| 14/09/2021 | 166 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: George Town Primary School is closed for lessons today (Tuesday) after a Year 6 student tested positive for COVID-19 late Monday evening. Government officials have said nothing about the health of the child, why he or she was tested and whether the child has any connection to the contact tracing for the first […]

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