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Archives for September 28, 2020

Global partnership to make available 120 million affordable, quality COVID−19 rapid tests for low− and middle−income countries

A full access package includes WHO policy guidance on the use of antigen-based rapid diagnostic tests, manufacturer volume guarantees for low and middle-income countries,  catalytic funding to assist governments to deploy the tests and an initial US$50 million procurement fund Several rapid, point-of-care antigen tests are being assessed by WHO for Emergency Use Listing (EUL) […]

St. K-N: Happening this Thursday, October 1ST, 2020: P.M. Harris will hold his next Press release at10:00AM

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris will hold a press conference on Thursday, October 1st, 2020 from10:00am in the Conference Room at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Lime Kiln, Basseterre.   Due to spacing limitations and physical distancing protocols, Thursday’s press conference will be restricted to one representative per media organization, as well as to specially invited officials who will be on hand to answer questions […]

WHO Director−General’s opening remarks and audio file for COVID−19 press briefing, 28 September, 2020

Last week WHO issued the first Emergency Use Listing for a quality antigen based rapid diagnostic test and we expect other rapid tests to follow. Thanks to an agreement between WHO, partners here today and others, a substantial proportion of these rapid tests – 120 million – will be made available to low- and middle-income […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 28 September 2020 – ONE NEW Positive

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 293 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 25 September. One test was positive. The individual is a returning traveller who tested positive as part of routine screening on completion of the mandatory quarantine period and is asymptomatic. They will remain […]

28 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist

28 Sep Mon 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Mon Sep 28 2020 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Mon Sep 28 2020 CLIMATE PREDICTION Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light winds and slight seas will continue across the […]