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Archives for May 16, 2020

Cayman: Public Health approach to positive frontline screening in the private sector FAQS

Why is Government testing healthy private sector workers? A. The Cayman Islands Government decided to undertake testing of public and private sector frontline staff as the best possible means of determining the spread of COVID-19 in our community. What happens when a private sector employee who has been in the workplace tests positive? A. Its […]

Cayman: BritCay update on Covid-19 pension withdrawals

British Caymanian Insurance Company Limited (BritCay) is currently processing thousands of pension withdrawal applications triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’d like to assure clients that we will honour all withdrawal requests that meet the criteria for pension withdrawals as prescribed by the National Pensions (Amendment) Law 2020,” said Pension and Life Operations Manager Neil Wright. […]

Live together Greece

Over 45% of the refugees and migrants who arrived in Greece in 2019 landed on the Greek island of Lesbos,[1] which is separated from Turkey by a 10km channel and is home to 88,000 people. In winter, incidents at sea are an almost daily occurrence. Many lives are lost as a result of shipwrecks off the coast of Lesbos. The increasing influx of arrivals has put extreme pressure on the island, where there […]

Study: Cats can pass the coronavirus to each other

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax The role of animals in the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, may be more significant than previously thought. A multidisciplinary research study revealed that cats can pass the disease to each other. Although the felines that tested positive did not show any symptoms of the disease, the […]

16 May Weather in Cayman & Early TR

16 May Sat 2020 EARLY TROPICAL REPORT SYNOPSIS Moderate southeasterly winds and seas are expected across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours in association with a developing low pressure system over western Cuba. Radar images show scattered showers in and around the Sister Islands moving towards the north. Humidity: 74% (UP from yesterday)UV: […]