Tag: coronavirus

Teachers among ongoing COVID-19 test groups

Teachers among ongoing COVID-19 test groups

| 13/08/2020 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Public health officials have confirmed that they are testing teachers as well as healthcare and other front-line workers for COVID-19. On Thursday Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported another 220 negative COVID-19 tests over the last 24 hours, as the Cayman Islands appear to remain virus free. But officials are keen to encourage […]

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Pandemic to ‘headline’ virtual health event

Pandemic to ‘headline’ virtual health event

| 13/08/2020 | 3 Comments

(CNS): It will come as no surprise to anyone in the Cayman Islands that this year’s theme for the annual health conference will be about the future of the sector in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic or that the conference will take place online. ‘Re-envisioning Life with a Pandemic’ will cover mental health, telemedicine […]

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PAHO declares Cayman COVID-19 free

PAHO declares Cayman COVID-19 free

| 12/08/2020 | 58 Comments

(CNS): The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has re-categorised the Cayman Islands’ COVID-19 status from ‘sporadic’ to ‘no cases‘, one month after the last positive case was recorded here. On Wednesday, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported that another 111 tests for the coronavirus had been carried out over the last day and all […]

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Latest COVID-19 tests results all negative

Latest COVID-19 tests results all negative

| 11/08/2020 | 26 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 | 33 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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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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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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US cruise ships cancel all trips through October

US cruise ships cancel all trips through October

| 05/08/2020 | 44 Comments

(CNS): As new cases of COVID-19 emerge on some of the few cruise ships that had begun sailing again, the US-based Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced that its ocean-going cruise line members have agreed to “voluntarily suspend” American cruise operations until at least 31 October. Describing it as a difficult decision, the CLIA […]

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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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COVID-19 tests kits sold to global charity

COVID-19 tests kits sold to global charity

| 31/07/2020 | 59 Comments

(CNS): Government has sold 50,000 PCR COVID-19 tests to a global charity for use in Africa for $1.1 million. Cayman still has tens of thousands of kits for its own use and the sale to the ELMA Relief Foundation will not impact the ability of this jurisdiction to keep testing, officials said. More than 30,000 […]

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