Tag: Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Over 30% of population now vaccinated

Over 30% of population now vaccinated

| 09/03/2021 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Public health officials have confirmed that 18,997, which is just over 30% of the estimated population of 65,000, have received at least one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, while 9,447 have had both shots. Government is planning to hold a press conference Wednesday, where it is expected to reveal the percentage of the over […]

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Airport vaccine clinic opens to all

Airport vaccine clinic opens to all

| 05/03/2021 | 78 Comments

(CNS): All residents over the age of 16 who would like to be vaccinated against COVID-19 can now attend the airport clinic on Grand Cayman to get their first shot. But to avoid crowds, health professionals are conducting the final stage alphabetically. Those whose second name begins with A were the first on the list […]

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Over 400 more people receive first dose

Over 400 more people receive first dose

| 16/02/2021 | 45 Comments

(CNS): There was a significant increase in people in stage two getting the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine between Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning than over the weekend. With teachers, all other essential workers and people with pre-existing conditions now invited to get the shots, 407 people were added to the tally of people […]

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Loopholes closed on vaccine queue jumping

Loopholes closed on vaccine queue jumping

| 04/02/2021 | 130 Comments

(CNS): Public Health officials have closed the loopholes that were allowing property owners and visitors aged 60 and over to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and all Caymanian residents will now take priority over even long-term visitors in the National Vaccination Plan. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee also said the health ministry doesn’t have the […]

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Second vaccine doses underway

Second vaccine doses underway

| 26/01/2021 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Those who received the first dose of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines that arrived in Cayman earlier this month will begin receiving their second dose this week, as Public Health staff simultaneously continue the roll out of the first dose to all of those in the first stage. Cayman’s next batch of 9,750 vaccines is […]

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Nearly 6,000 people now vaccinated

Nearly 6,000 people now vaccinated

| 20/01/2021 | 50 Comments

(CNS): There is still no evidence that demand for the COVID-19 vaccine has slowed down in any significant way here in the Cayman Islands, after another 697 people received the first dose of the Pfizer shots over the last 24 hours. Public health officials have now administered 5,946 vaccines in people falling into the first […]

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Over 5,300 get first dose of COVID vaccine

Over 5,300 get first dose of COVID vaccine

| 19/01/2021 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The COVID-19 vaccination plan continues apace with 5,339 people having received their first dose within two weeks of the Pfizer shots arriving here. Following government’s decision to use up all 9,750 doses of the vaccine that were delivered on 5 January for first shots and give the second from new supplies of up to […]

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Policy change over reserved 2nd vaccine dose

Policy change over reserved 2nd vaccine dose

| 16/01/2021 | 80 Comments

(CNS): Public health officials will now be using up all of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines that arrived in the Cayman Islands on 5 January. This is a change of policy, as they previously said they were retaining half of them to deliver a second dose in the middle of next month to those who were […]

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Next vaccines not due until end of month

Next vaccines not due until end of month

| 13/01/2021 | 88 Comments

(CNS): Demand by residents in the Cayman Islands for the COVID-19 vaccine appears to have exceeded expectations and the 4,875 courses of the Pfizer vaccine that arrived in Cayman last week will have been administered and allocated by the beginning of next week unless there is a marked slowdown in demand. Officials have indicated that […]

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More than 2,000 vaccines now administered

More than 2,000 vaccines now administered

| 11/01/2021 | 53 Comments

(CNS): The number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 now stands at 2,019 after public health officials continued administering the shots to those in the first groups, in accordance with the National Vaccination Plan, over the weekend and on Monday. Meanwhile, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee said another three asymptomatic travellers tested positive for the […]

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Over 1,000 vaccinated in first day

Over 1,000 vaccinated in first day

| 08/01/2021 | 130 Comments

(CNS): Fears that Caymanians would be reluctant to take the COVID-19 vaccine may have been unfounded, as people queued up at the hospital flu clinic on Friday to get the shot. The over 70s, healthcare workers and those working with travellers made up the majority of the 1,076 people who received the jab between Thursday […]

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