Archive for May 5th, 2022

COVID-19 claims life of an elderly patient

COVID-19 claims life of an elderly patient

| 05/05/2022 | 41 Comments

(CNS): An elderly patient with severe comorbidities who was positive for COVID-19 has died, Public Health officials confirmed Thursday. This brings the total deaths in the Cayman Islands related to the virus to 28. Another six people remain in the hospital, three of whom have been vaccinated. Over the last two days 191 people have […]

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GT man faces attempted rape charge

GT man faces attempted rape charge

| 05/05/2022

(CNS): A 40-year-old man from George Town was expected in court Thursday to face charges of attempted rape after attacking a woman at her home off Tropical Gardens Road on Monday. The man, who knew the victim, is alleged to have gone to her house that morning and attempted to force himself sexually on the […]

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Almost 1,300 people isolating with COVID-19

Almost 1,300 people isolating with COVID-19

| 05/05/2022 | 40 Comments

(CNS): With an additional 223 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 reported to the Public Health Department in the first two days of this week, there are now more than 1,276 people locked down as a result of the continuing increase in COVID-19 cases across the community. There are also seven people admitted to hospital. While PHD […]

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Lacovia 10-storey revamp delayed over costs

Lacovia 10-storey revamp delayed over costs

| 05/05/2022 | 149 Comments

(CNS): The first strata-backed redevelopment of an existing Seven Mile Beach condo community has been delayed. Construction on the Lacovia revamp, converting it into three 10-storey towers, was due to start this month, but although the start date has been rescheduled, “the project will be proceeding”, Kim Lund, the realtor and agent on the project, […]

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Trust expands options for mangrove emission offsets

Trust expands options for mangrove emission offsets

| 05/05/2022 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands (NTCI) is expanding its mangrove protection programme with a new partner in United States, Mangrove Education (ME), that will enable international and local donations made to protect mangroves here tax-deductible for US citizens. The Trust is already partnering with a local non-profit organisation, Island Offsets, to provide […]

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