Archive for December 2nd, 2021

Hospital numbers fall but 7th COVID patient dies

Hospital numbers fall but 7th COVID patient dies

| 02/12/2021 | 184 Comments

(CNS): A seventh person has died “from COVID related causes”, according to Thursday’s report from Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee, but as with the previous death, no details were give about the patient’s state of health and whether COVID-19 was the primary cause of death. The number of COVID patients in hospital has dropped […]

Continue Reading

Crown accepts killer was provoked in fight

Crown accepts killer was provoked in fight

| 02/12/2021 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Mason Courtney Bryan (28) was provoked and had been involved in a violent encounter with his victim when he stabbed and killed Recardo Lionel Pars (27) outside the nightclub complex at The Strand plaza in August last year, prosecutors told the court Thursday. The crown has accepted that Bryan, who has admitted manslaughter, was […]

Continue Reading

Omicron travellers’ contacts to lock down

Omicron travellers’ contacts to lock down

| 02/12/2021 | 87 Comments

(CNS): Public Health has changed the rules again for household members and primary contacts of travellers who test positive for COVID-19 on their return to the Cayman Islands. Under the new regulations, if a traveller tests positive, their family and contacts, even if they are negative, must stay locked down until they know that the […]

Continue Reading

Fly-tippers leave rubbish by ‘No Littering’ signs

Fly-tippers leave rubbish by ‘No Littering’ signs

| 02/12/2021 | 69 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has been tackling a surge of illegal dumping in West Bay and Newlands, officials have said. There have been huge piles of bulk items and construction material dumped at the Ed Bush Sport Complex, right next to clear signs that forbid this and list the penalties for doing […]

Continue Reading

Missing part keeps radar out of service

Missing part keeps radar out of service

| 02/12/2021 | 39 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands weather radar has been out of service now for around six weeks, since 21 October, as a result of a broken part and there is no sign of the important link in the regional weather forecasting equipment being online anytime soon. John Tibbetts, the director general of the National Weather Service, […]

Continue Reading

Seymour now parliamentary secretary to 3 ministers

Seymour now parliamentary secretary to 3 ministers

| 02/12/2021 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Dwayne Seymour will act as the parliamentary secretary to three different ministers, after crossing the floor from the opposition benches to the PACT government. Already widely dubbed on social media as the ‘minister without portfolio’ following his decision to leave his former Progressive colleagues for what appears to be more fruitful political ground, he […]

Continue Reading