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Latest COVID-19 tests results all negative

Latest COVID-19 tests results all negative

| 11/08/2020 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands is continuing its unbroken four-week streak of negative COVID-19 tests results with no positive cases among the 123 test samples processed over the last day, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported. Cayman has now carried out 31,881 tests and recorded only 203 positive cases. At present that are 171 people […]

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More negative tests keep Cayman COVID-free

More negative tests keep Cayman COVID-free

| 10/08/2020 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands has now gone more than four weeks since a positive test for COVID-19 was recorded by officials. On Monday Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported on 454 tests results that were carried out since Friday, all of which were negative. Cayman has had no active cases of the virus since […]

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Complaints about MRCU boss under investigation

Complaints about MRCU boss under investigation

| 10/08/2020 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Complaints by staff of the Mosquito Research and Control Unit about the director, Dr Jim McNelly, are under investigation, Health Minister Dwayne Seymour and Acting Chief Officer Nelly Pouchie have confirmed. The complaints were set out in a letter to the ministry in July, signed by what is believed to be a significant number […]

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Cayman clears 4th week with no COVID-19 cases

Cayman clears 4th week with no COVID-19 cases

| 07/08/2020 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee confirmed Friday that all of the 191 COVID-19 tests carried out over the last day were all negative. Cayman has now cleared four weeks without a positive test and has no active cases. To date, officials have carried 31,299 tests and recorded only 203 positive cases of the […]

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Health City expands into Camana Bay

Health City expands into Camana Bay

| 06/08/2020 | 52 Comments

(CNS): Health City Cayman Islands will be opening a satellite medical care centre in Camana Bay to provide outpatient services. Hoping to open the facility within eight weeks, the clinical director of the hospital in East End, Dr Binoy Chattuparambil said the hospital was committed to making access to its medical services more convenient for […]

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Daily COVID test results all negative

Daily COVID test results all negative

| 05/08/2020 | 40 Comments

(CNS): All of the 243 COVID-19 test samples processed by public health officials over the last 24 hours were negative, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported Wednesday. Cayman remains free of any active cases of the coronavirus and has had no positive results for five weeks. To date, 30,900 tests have been carried out […]

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COVID-19 negative streak rolls on

COVID-19 negative streak rolls on

| 04/08/2020 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands has seen another day without a positive case of COVID-19, as the coronavirus-free status of the country begins to look all the more certain. On Tuesday Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported on 256 test results that were carried out over the last day, all of which were negative. It […]

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Cayman clear of COVID cases for three weeks

Cayman clear of COVID cases for three weeks

| 03/08/2020 | 42 Comments

(CNS): With Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reporting Monday on another 279 negative test results from COVID-19 samples processed over the weekend, Cayman has now gone more than three weeks without recording a single positive case of the virus. There are no active cases of coronavirus in Cayman at present, though there are 121 […]

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Cayman inches towards 30,000 tests

Cayman inches towards 30,000 tests

| 30/07/2020 | 24 Comments

(CNS): With another 263 COVID-19 tests carried out over the last 24 hours, all of which were negative, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported that Cayman remains free of any active cases of the coronavirus. The results also brought the jurisdiction close to 30,000 tests processed since the virus reached these islands in March.

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Negative trend continues on COVID-19 results

Negative trend continues on COVID-19 results

| 29/07/2020 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Another 213 COVID-19 tests that were carried out over the last day were all negative, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported Wednesday. Since 1 July, public health has processed 5,522 tests, recording just two positive samples in asymptomatic cases. Both patients have since recovered and now Cayman has no active cases of the […]

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Cayman remains COVID-free

Cayman remains COVID-free

| 29/07/2020 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Following the processing of another batch of COVID-19 tests, all of the samples were negative, leaving Cayman free of any active or known cases of the coronavirus. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported that 293 samples were processed over the last day with no positive results. It is now more than two weeks […]

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