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Delta variant found in the Cayman Islands.

Delta variant found in the Cayman Islands.

| 23rd July 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) The highly infectious Delta variant has been found in the Cayman Islands, through the Genetic Sequencing machine in the HSA. The variant was found in two travellers, both vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine at the HSA earlier in the year. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee said, “Given the prevalence of the Delta variant […]

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Premier Panton shares re-opening plan at Chamber Luncheon.

Premier Panton shares re-opening plan at Chamber Luncheon.

| 9th July 2021 | 1 Comment

(RCN) Premier Hon. Wayne Panton announced today that vaccination against COVID-19 will become mandatory for work permit holders In the Cayman Islands. The Premier was speaking to a sold-out crowd at the Kimpton Seafire Resort for the 2021 Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon, which Is an annual opportunity for the business community to […]

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Covid-19 Update, 6th of July 2021.

Covid-19 Update, 6th of July 2021.

| 6th July 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 685 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 2 July, 2021. There was one positive result in a traveller. To date, 94,093 COVID-19 vaccinations have been given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 48,665 (68% of an […]

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New COVID-19 Regulations Relax Quarantine Requirements for Verifiably Vaccinated Travellers

New COVID-19 Regulations Relax Quarantine Requirements for Verifiably Vaccinated Travellers

| 25th June 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) A five-day quarantine period for fully vaccinated incoming travellers who meet specific criteria is a key change in the new COVID-19 Regulations which came into effect on Wednesday. This and other new Regulations were announced by the Cayman Islands Government at a press briefing on Wednesday, 16 June. Premier Hon Wayne Panton said, “We […]

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HSA Staff self-isolating due to potential Covid-19 exposure.

HSA Staff self-isolating due to potential Covid-19 exposure.

| 22nd June 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) Due to potential exposure to a highly symptomatic COVID-19 positive patient at the Cayman Islands Hospital, a small number of Health Services Authority (HSA) employees have been placed in isolation. “It is our top priority to keep our patients and staff safe, therefore out of an abundance of caution, anyone potentially exposed directly or […]

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5-day Quarantine, PCR test on arrival scrapped. Information from the CIG Press Briefing.

5-day Quarantine, PCR test on arrival scrapped. Information from the CIG Press Briefing.

| 18th June 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) At the COVID-19 press conference on Wednesday 16 June 2021, Premier Hon. Wayne Panton and members of Cabinet announced changes to travel and quarantine regulations that will go into effect on Wednesday 23 June 2021. Premier Panton announced the reduction of mandatory quarantine to five days for verifiably vaccinated incoming travellers; the reinstatement of […]

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Quarantine reduced to 5 days, 72 hr test reinstated.

Quarantine reduced to 5 days, 72 hr test reinstated.

| 16th June 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) Quarantine will be reduced to 5 days, for all travellers who have had a covid-19. You must have a PCR Test on arrival, but you do not need a test on arrival. This is a developing story, check into http://www.realcaymannews.com for more info!

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Progressives hold a re-opening press conference, pressure PACT to speak up.

Progressives hold a re-opening press conference, pressure PACT to speak up.

| 16th June 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) The Progressive Opposition held a press conference, on Tuesday 15th of June 2021. Opposition Leader Roy McTaggart has accused the PACT government of being silent, in particular with regards to re-opening Caymans borders. “I know that the PACT government is inexperienced and trying to come to grips with the demands of their roles within […]

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RCIPS investigating an alleged breach of Isolation.

RCIPS investigating an alleged breach of Isolation.

| 15th June 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) The RCIPS, in conjunction with Public Health and Travel Cayman, conducted an investigation into an alleged breach of isolation protocols following the circulation of images on social media showing travelers in quarantine aboard a boat.   The investigation revealed that the pictures were taken on a boat that was dry-docked at the private residence […]

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COVID-19 Update 10 June 2021.

COVID-19 Update 10 June 2021.

| 10th June 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 372 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 9 June 2021. There were no positive test results. As of Monday, 7 June 2021, 86,711 COVID-19 vaccinations had been given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these 46,928 (72% […]

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