Archive for October 11th, 2021

Man stabbed multiple times in fight

Man stabbed multiple times in fight

| 11/10/2021

(CNS): A man sustained multiple stab wounds during a fight on Friday but none of them were life-threatening injuries and he has already been discharged from hospital. A 29-year-old man from East End was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault GBH but has since been bailed while police investigate what happened during the […]

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1,415 people isolate as COVID-19 cases rise

1,415 people isolate as COVID-19 cases rise

| 11/10/2021 | 152 Comments

(CNS): There are currently 167 people infected with SARS-Cov-2, another new high for the country, among 1,415 people currently in isolation. This is the first time since the beginning of the month that government has released the number of people isolating and many of these people are families quarantining as a result of the school […]

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Cops investigate trio of gunshot reports

Cops investigate trio of gunshot reports

| 11/10/2021 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating three reports of gunshots being fired in different places during the early hours of Monday morning that officers believe could all be linked. The trio of firearm incidents began in West Bay with a report of shots fired in Finch Drive. When officers arrived at the scene around 1:10am, they found […]

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90% of people aged 12 and over now vaccinated

90% of people aged 12 and over now vaccinated

| 11/10/2021 | 73 Comments

(CNS): Over 90% of Cayman’s eligible population has now had at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee revealed Monday. According to the latest statistics, although the daily number of people taking up the shots has levelled off, over the weekend 62 people got their first dose while another […]

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10 more kids get COVID but babies leave hospital

10 more kids get COVID but babies leave hospital

| 11/10/2021 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Both of the infants who were admitted to hospital with COVID-19 last week have been discharged and are doing well, but another ten children and four adults tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend as well as nine travellers who were due to leave isolation, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee has said. […]

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Climate change presents major health risks

Climate change presents major health risks

| 11/10/2021 | 69 Comments

(CNS): Climate change poses a much greater threat to our health than the COVID-19 pandemic, the director of the Department of Environment has warned. Delivering an address at the 2021 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference last week, Gina Ebanks-Petrie pointed to a catalogue of diseases and ill-health that awaits us all if the world fails to […]

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‘Old time’ house to be moved for parking

‘Old time’ house to be moved for parking

| 11/10/2021 | 64 Comments

(CNS): An online petition has collected more than 630 signatures since its launch on Saturday in response to plans to move a 113-year-old traditional Cayman house in West Bay to make room for a car park. The Miss Cassie House (or FC and Aldine Franklin’s House), which is a well known district landmark and one […]

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Cruise ship ban extended to year-end

Cruise ship ban extended to year-end

| 11/10/2021 | 73 Comments

(CNS): Cabinet has officially approved the extension of the ban on all cruise ships coming to the Cayman Islands until 31 December, according to notes from the government’s front bench meeting on 28 September. The vote will see the formal regulations updated, leaving the possibility of their return on 1 January, but given the current […]

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