Archive for December 15th, 2021

Roper urges booster take-up as Omicron arrives

Roper urges booster take-up as Omicron arrives

| 15/12/2021 | 45 Comments

(CNS): There were just 29 new cases of COVID-19, including two travellers, among 864 PCR tests carried out between 8am Tuesday and 8am Wednesday, the lowest number in one day since early October with a positivity rate of less than 3.5%. But the good news that the community transmission appears to be slowing was undermined […]

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Adam court case ends but access saga rolls on

Adam court case ends but access saga rolls on

| 15/12/2021 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Former Cabinet minister Mike Adam and his two sons walked away from court this week with a clean slate after a magistrate recorded no convictions against the men, who had all pleaded guilty to common assault in September following a row with a neighbour over access rights to their West Bay home back in […]

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Bracker faces list of charges over angry rampage

Bracker faces list of charges over angry rampage

| 15/12/2021

(CNS): Geoff Scott (24) appeared in court Wednesday facing eight charges in relation to what has been described on social media as an angry rampage at the family home in Cayman Brac at the weekend. Scott was arrested on Sunday after an altercation with a man understood to be his brother. His is charged with […]

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Traveller to Cayman has Omicron variant

Traveller to Cayman has Omicron variant

| 15/12/2021 | 110 Comments

(CNS): Public Health officials have confirmed that a traveller currently in quarantine has the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It was detected through genomic sequencing in a test sample but officials have not said which country the individual had travelled from, when they arrived, if they had been in isolation from the point of […]

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COVID contracts and spending under scrutiny

COVID contracts and spending under scrutiny

| 15/12/2021 | 34 Comments

(CNS): The money government has spent on supplies to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic is being scrutinized by the Office of the Auditor General. Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, government has spent tens of millions of dollars managing the impact of the virus here, both directly and indirectly.

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GT man gets 10 years for club car park killing

GT man gets 10 years for club car park killing

| 15/12/2021 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Mason Courtney Bryan (29) was handed a ten year prison term on Wednesday for the manslaughter of Recardo Lionel Pars in a nightclub car park at The Strand plaza in August last year. Bryan stabbed Pars during a fight in which prosecutors accept both Pars and his younger brother attacked Bryan, provoking the escalation […]

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Woman robbed at gun point on GT street

Woman robbed at gun point on GT street

| 15/12/2021 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating a report of a street robbery in George Town that took place early Monday morning involving two masked men, one of whom was brandishing a firearm. The victim, who made the report on Monday evening, said she was at the junction of Shedden Road and Eastern Avenue at around 5.50am when […]

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