Tag: Dr John Lee

CMO reveals quarantine mix-up

CMO reveals quarantine mix-up

| 11/09/2020 | 55 Comments

(CNS): After three positive tests this week, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee wrapped up the week’s testing results on Friday with 105 samples, which were all negative for COVID-19. Dr Lee also revealed that a miscommunication had led to one person leaving quarantine briefly this week after their 14 days, despite testing positive for […]

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Two COVID-19 positives emerge from quarantine

Two COVID-19 positives emerge from quarantine

| 09/09/2020 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The four-week streak of negative COVID-19 test results has been broken by two individuals in quarantine, who, although asymptomatic, tested positive at the end of their 14 days in isolation. On Wednesday Dr John Lee, the chief medical officer, reported on 86 test results, the rest of which were negative. Dr Lee also revealed […]

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CMO: COVID now burned out in the Cayman Islands

CMO: COVID now burned out in the Cayman Islands

| 25/08/2020 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee came very close on Tuesday to declaring the eradication of the COVID-19 virus within Cayman’s borders. But he said that while the public had played a key part in seeing the virus “burn itself out”, there was still a threat that it could re-enter, as people are coming […]

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No new COVID-19 cases reported

No new COVID-19 cases reported

| 24/07/2020 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported on just 65 completed results for COVID-19 tests on Friday and all of them were negative, retaining Cayman’s new status of zero active cases of the virus. This brings the testing tally to 28,904 overall with 4,747 processed since the beginning of this month. Cayman is one […]

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Cayman has zero active COVID-19 cases

Cayman has zero active COVID-19 cases

| 23/07/2020 | 92 Comments

(CNS): Cayman reached a significant milestone on Thursday when the only active case of COVID-19 was declared as recovered. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee confirmed that there were no new positive cases in the latest batch of 375 test results, and with the final patient who was still carrying the virus cleared, for the […]

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No COVID-19 positives for eleven days

No COVID-19 positives for eleven days

| 22/07/2020 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Cayman is continuing the welcome trend in COVID-19 test results as Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee confirmed Wednesday that the latest batch of 225 samples were all negative. There have been no positive tests here for the coronavirus for eleven days. Since 1 July, officials have carried out 4,307 tests, finding just two […]

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Antibody test restrictions lifted

Antibody test restrictions lifted

| 20/07/2020 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Cayman has undertaken 1,461 antibody blood tests, largely among healthcare workers and those who have had COVID-19 or were close contacts of those that have. But on Friday Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee said he would be lifting the restrictions on this type of testing because he didn’t think it was revealing much […]

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Week ends with no more COVID-19 positives

Week ends with no more COVID-19 positives

| 17/07/2020 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee revealed Friday that there were no positive samples of COVID-19 from a batch of 270 tests processed over the last 24 hours. With just two active cases now in Cayman in asymptomatic patients, the CMO said that he had asked UK officials to speak with the World Health […]

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COVID-19 negative streak ends with 2 positive tests

COVID-19 negative streak ends with 2 positive tests

| 13/07/2020 | 83 Comments

(CNS): Two positive tests for COVID-19 have ended a more than week long negative streak for results. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported on Monday that of the 552 tests that were carried out since Friday afternoon, 550 were negative. One of the two positive samples came from a returning traveller currently in isolation, […]

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Latest COVID-19 tests all negative

Latest COVID-19 tests all negative

| 03/07/2020 | 65 Comments

(CNS): There were no positive cases of COVID-19 from the latest batch of 316 tests, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported Friday. This week public health officials have reported 1,980 test results with five positives, two of which were samples taken from returning travellers in quarantine. There are now just six active, asymptomatic cases […]

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COVID-19 tests continue negative trend

COVID-19 tests continue negative trend

| 26/06/2020 | 87 Comments

(CNS): Another 391 negative test samples for COVID-19 were reported by Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee on Friday, as well as another reduction in active cases. This week public health officials have processed 2,287 tests and found just one positive sample for the virus. Meanwhile, active cases have now fallen to just nine from […]

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