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Archives for February 8, 2021

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 8 February 2021 – THREE NEW positives, 13,609 vaccine doses administered

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 487 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 5 February 2021. Three were positive. The individuals are travellers who tested positive following routine screening. They will remain in isolation until considered recovered. The number of people in isolation, either at […]

Baby shark lends a fin to combat COVID-19

Pinkfong and PAHO join forces in a new campaign to promote hand washing for young children and help prevent the new Coronavirus in the Americas Washington, D.C., February 4, 2021 (PAHO) — SmartStudy, the global entertainment company behind the beloved children’s brand, Pinkfong, is joining the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) on a new public campaign to […]

Cayman: Batabano 5K Walk-Run to benefit HSA Dialysis Unit

From Cayman Carnival Batabano The Cayman Carnival Batabano Committee is holding a 5K Walk/Run on Sunday February 28, 2021. The event starts at 7am at The Crescent in Camana Bay.  Participants are encouraged to wear their favourite carnival costume, T-shirt, or accessory for a chance to win prizes for Best Costumed Male, Best Costumed Female, […]

Health plans for motherhood

A Healthy Mother Makes A Healthy Baby Granted, a mother in ill health may have a baby in good health, or a mother in good health may have a baby in bad health. For the most part, though, the healthier you are as a mother, the healthier your newborn will be. For goodness sake, they […]

Cayman: Public advised to be cautious of house calls

The Elections Office has received a number of concerns from members of the public that individuals are conducting a house-to-house survey relating to elections purportedly on behalf of the government.  The Elections Office wishes to clarify that these individuals do not work for or represent the Elections Office and that the survey is not sanctioned […]

Search on for more than 200 after India glacier fractures, sweeping away all before it

By Saurabh Sharma From Reuters LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) – Indian rescuers searched on Monday for more than 200 people missing after part of a remote Himalayan glacier broke away, sweeping away bridges, breaking dams and sending a torrent of water, rocks and construction debris down a mountain valley. Sunday’s disaster below Nanda Devi, India’s second-highest […]

Las Vegas News Briefs

Legendary Band Chicago to Return to The Venetian Resort in SeptemberDue to popular demand, one of the most successful and critically acclaimed rock bands of all time – Chicago – recently announced it will return to The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas in 2021 for the fourth year in a row for […]

Ford ramps up #FinishStrong initiative with mask deliveries to hard−hit areas, Super Bowl LV ads, new PPE designs

Ford kicks off next phase of its #FinishStrong initiative during Super Bowl LV this Sunday and throughout February to encourage Americans to pull together to protect themselves and each other. The Super Bowl LV message is expected to reach about 325 million people in some of the hardest-hit COVID-19 regions Leveraging data from University of […]

8 Feb Weather in Cayman

Mon 8 Feb 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate southeasterly winds and seas will continue over the Cayman area for the next 24 hours in association with a weakening high pressure system over the western Atlantic Ocean. Radar images show no showers in the Cayman area. Humidity: 79% (Same as yesterday)UV: 9.7 VERY HIGH (DOWN […]