Tag: COVID-19 vaccine

More COVID cases unrelated to schools

More COVID cases unrelated to schools

| 14/10/2021 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee revealed in today’s report that there were twelve positive cases from the community, including four children, as well as several adults unconnected to the schools. There were also four positive cases in travellers due to leave isolation. Since 8 September and the re-appearance of the virus in the […]

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Active virus cases increase to 182

Active virus cases increase to 182

| 14/10/2021 | 86 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands has recorded 300 positive cases of COVID-19 in just over a month since the re-emergence of the virus in the community on 8 September. There are currently 182 active cases of coronavirus among the estimated 1,500 people believed to be in isolation. The total number of positive results for COVID recorded […]

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Isolation cut for fully vaccinated COVID cases

Isolation cut for fully vaccinated COVID cases

| 12/10/2021 | 120 Comments

(CNS): Five travellers and another eight people in the community tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday including five children, which has brought the total active cases to 178. However, the isolation period has now been shortened in some cases. For people who test positive and isolate alone and for households where everyone is fully vaccinated, […]

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90% of people aged 12 and over now vaccinated

90% of people aged 12 and over now vaccinated

| 11/10/2021 | 73 Comments

(CNS): Over 90% of Cayman’s eligible population has now had at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee revealed Monday. According to the latest statistics, although the daily number of people taking up the shots has levelled off, over the weekend 62 people got their first dose while another […]

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All vaccine reactions reported, say officials

All vaccine reactions reported, say officials

| 08/10/2021 | 61 Comments

(CNS): Public Health officials are documenting and reporting all adverse events in the Cayman Islands that could be connected to the COVID-19 vaccination and no attempts to cover up any possible links are underway, officials have said. While making a direct connection to the vaccine when someone becomes ill after the shots can be difficult, […]

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Governor backs work permit vaccine mandate

Governor backs work permit vaccine mandate

| 06/10/2021 | 89 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper has offered his support for the bills that will see work permit holders required to get a COVID-19 vaccination if they want to keep working in Cayman or take up a new position here. In a statement released by his office Wednesday, Roper said he was aware that the issue was […]

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Cayman now has 128 active COVID cases

Cayman now has 128 active COVID cases

| 05/10/2021 | 143 Comments

(CNS): After well over a year of not having to deal with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the community at all until last month, Cayman now has 128 active cases, the highest number here to date just four weeks after the return of local transmission. While some of those cases are travellers, the majority are transmissions […]

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The virus is coming so get vaccinated

The virus is coming so get vaccinated

| 05/10/2021 | 72 Comments

Anonymous writes: We need to allow the virus to spread through the population in as controlled a manner as possible. The correct balance for this is to allow only fully vaccinated travellers (Unless Caymanian or Status Holders, if unvaccinated). The Human Rights Commission granted permission for the Government of the Cayman Islands to enforce a […]

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COVID spreads across schools and community

COVID spreads across schools and community

| 01/10/2021 | 132 Comments

(CNS): Seven children, including one pre-school child, were among 13 new positive cases of COVID-19 revealed on Friday. Chief Nursing Officer Dr Hazel Brown reported that there were two travellers in the results while the rest were all community transmissions, two of which could not be connected to any of the first three outbreaks. As […]

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Minister makes sombre video about return of tourism

Minister makes sombre video about return of tourism

| 01/10/2021 | 227 Comments

(CNS): As government increasingly hints that quarantine will be lifted in November for securely verified vaccinated travellers, in preparation for a full reopening of the borders, Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan has appeared in a sombre video delivering a message urging people to prepare for living with COVID-19 because the “borders can’t stay closed for ever”.

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More Prospect kids have COVID but school to reopen

More Prospect kids have COVID but school to reopen

| 29/09/2021 | 73 Comments

(CNS): Several more students from Prospect Primary School have tested positive for COVID-19 but officials said the school will still reopen Thursday. It appears there are now six cases of the coronavirus related to the school, all connected to the same class, but Public Health officials are giving out only limited information regarding the latest […]

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