May 24, 2020

Archives for March 24, 2020

Cayman: Coronavirus Update 24 March 2020 – 1st case of suspected community transmission

Medical News The Cayman Islands has its first case of suspected community transmission of COVID-19, as officials reported one positive result today that did not appear to be linked back to travel history.   The test result is pending confirmation from CARPHA but the Public Health Department has already initiated isolation of the patient and their household […]

Cayman: RCIPS Curfew Advisory, 24 March – longer hours

Following the announcement of the curfew effective this evening, 24 March, between the hours of 7:00PM – 5:00AM, the RCIPS wishes to advise the public that as of 7:00PM this evening we have commenced enforcement of the curfew law. Increased police patrols have been dispatched across the island to ensure robust enforcement of the curfew […]

Cayman: Press Briefings Tue Mar 24 2020 – 1 positive test potential community spread

One positive test result potentially confirming community spread. All precautionary protocols, including isolation of loved ones and persons who came into contact with the person, are now in effect. A mandatory curfew comes into effect tonight Tuesday 24th March from 7:00 pm to 5:00 am. Non-essential persons flouting the curfew will be punished to the […]

Cayman: Employee Terminations and/or Temporary Lay-offs amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

From Cayman Islands Department of Labour & Pensions Employers terminating or temporarily laying off workers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic must upon termination pay severance pay of one weeks’ wages, at the employee’s latest basic wage, for each completed twelve-month period of  employment. The employment period is to reflect any time during which […]

Cayman: WORC offices closed due to COVID-19 – Advises persons to shelter in place at home

From Cayman Islands Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman Due to the COVID-19 “Shelter in place at home” suppression measures, the WORC offices will be closed from March 25th until April 5th 2020. Individuals with work permit facilities that expire during this period may continue working on the same terms and will be required to report to […]

Cayman: HSA Pharmacies expand refill services with WhatsApp

The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority Pharmacy has launched a WhatsApp service allowing members of the public requiring prescription refills to submit them via WhatsApp for next day pick up across all HSA pharmacies. Persons utilizing this service are to take a photo of their prescription label and send it to 925-6534 (Grand Cayman) and […]

Cayman: All Post Offices close Wednesday to reopen 6 April 2020

n response to the Deputy Governor’s instructions to the Civil Service today (Tuesday, 24 March 2020) that all non-essential government services are to close 25 March – 5 April 2020, the Postal Service is complying with those instructions. Accordingly, all Post Offices across the three islands will close 25 March – 5 April and re-open on 6 […]

Cayman: The Courts’ response to the coronavirus crisis

By the Hon. Chief Justice Last Monday, the Judicial Administration published its interim response measures on our website: http://www.judicial.ky. Our objective then, as it remains our objective now, has been to continue to provide access to the administration of justice in the essential areas, even while minimizing risk to the health of members of staff, […]

Cayman Islands Government Office in the UK (CIGOUK) assists Caymanians to get home and shifts gear to focus on Caymanians in the UK

From Cayman Islands Government Office in the UK and Europe London, United Kingdom – The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced updated measures to be taken to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 virus in the UK. These measures are to reduce further spread of the virus in the UK to protect the people and […]

Cayman: CUC Customer Update Mar 24 2020

In responding to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, CUC continues to focus on the health and safety of our employees, their families and the general public while ensuring the continuity of electricity service to the Grand Cayman community. The Company has plans in place to deal with crises such as this but given the unprecedented nature […]