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Archives for March 19, 2020

Concacaf Statement on Additional Tournament Suspensions

Miami, FL (Thursday, March 19, 2020) – At Concacaf we are continuing to monitor closely the public health situation and our thoughts are with everyone affected by COVID-19.  The health and wellbeing of all individuals participating in Concacaf competitions is our first priority and that is why we last week made the decision to suspend […]

US: Calif. Governor Orders Lockdown: ‘Stay at Home’

From Newsmax California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday ordered the state’s 40 million residents to stay at home, restricting non-essential movements to control the spread of the coronavirus that threatens to overwhelm the state’s medical system. “This is a moment we need to make tough decisions,” Newsom said. “We need to recognize reality.” His move […]

Cayman: Coronavirus Update 19 March

Today’s need to know is as follows: Test Results Out of 40 results returned today two persons were positive. These persons are believed to be medical staff at Health City. Of these most recent results,  29 test cases from the Health Services Authority (HSA) have tested negative, and from Health City, nine cases were negative and […]

Cayman: Updated Travel Advisory – residents arriving 14 day isolation period

Updated Travel Advisory Customs and Border Control would like to clarify that from Friday, 20 to Sunday, 22 March 2020, Caymanians, residents, essential personnel and persons with connections to the Cayman Islands arriving on flights from the United Kingdom will be permitted to enter the Cayman Islands subject to strict 14 day isolation protocols.  Non-residents and tourists will not be […]

Cayman: Thursday, 19 March 2020 COVID-19 Update

Two persons have tested positive out of 40 recent test results. ·        60 of 65 tested so far continue to be in isolation, and there is no evidence of community spread of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. ·        All returning students and all essential services personnel impacted by those returning are provided free accommodation to self-isolate. Grand […]

Cayman: West Bay officials and residents work to counter COVID 19

Countering the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic was the topic of a small community discussion on West Bay district, from the Seven Mile Beach to all the respective communities, as more than 30 residents attended a recent gathering called by Speaker McKeeva Bush, including fellow MLA and Health Ministry Councillor Eugene Ebanks, and others, to […]

Statement by the Chief Justice on the ECSC’s response to COVID-19

ECSC – an Institution of the OECS Thursday, March 19, 2020 — Statement by Her Ladyship the Hon. Dame Janice M. Pereira DBE, on the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court’s Response to COVID-19. As you would all be aware, on 11th March 2020, the Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. More […]

Cayman: Update on isolation facility for returning students

1.    The NEOC hotline and email went live last night to receive calls regarding the dedicated isolation facility intended for returning students aged 18 and over.  Technical issues which were initially reported when the call center launched, have been resolved overnight. 2.    As of 1pm today, o   A total of 66 students who are coming on international flights […]

Cayman: NAU to give extra support to clients with school-age children

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) is aware that there is a pressing need for additional support to families whose children were receiving school lunch assistance through the NAU or Feed Our Future (FoF). Given that schools are now closed, the Unit will endeavour to assist Caymanian families in need with a food stipend […]

Cayman: CINICO COVID-19 Update

A message from the Chief Executive Officer – Michael Gayle COVID – 19 Update Dear Valued CINICO Members, Like you, we have been monitoring the developments surrounding the threat of Coronavirus, “COVID 19”. On Thursday March 12, 2020, our Premier announced the confirmation of the first case in the Cayman Islands and the country is […]