July 25, 2021

Cayman: Police investigate armed robbery in George Town

Shortly after 9:15PM yesterday, 23 July, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at an address on Palm Dale Avenue in George Town. It was reported that a woman had just parked at the location when a vehicle drove in behind her. Two masked men approached the woman’s vehicle, brandishing a firearm and […]

Cayman: Governor’s Statement on Emergence of Delta Variant in Travellers and Vaccine Take-up

I know the community will be concerned that we have identified, through our genome sequencing capability, 2 cases of the highly infectious Delta variant in returning travellers. We can have confidence in our public health teams who have kept us safe in managing the risks from returning travellers and I want to thank them all […]

Cayman: Delta Variant Detected in Samples from Two Quarantined Travellers

Grand Cayman, 22 July 2021 – The Delta variant of the virus which causes COVID-19 has been detected through genomic sequencing in the samples of two travellers currently in quarantine in the Cayman Islands. Both of these unrelated travellers had been fully vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the Health Services Authority earlier this year. Delta […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 22 July 2021, THREE NEW Positives, 96,439 vaccines given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 233 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 22 July, 2021. There were three positive test results in travellers. There have been 96,439 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 49,444 (70% of 71,106) have had at least […]

UK Quarantine requirement removed for vaccinated British Overseas Territories residents travelling via Amber List Countries

From the Cayman Islands Governor’s Office Grand Cayman, 21 July 2021 – Entry requirements for people arriving in England via countries currently on the United Kingdom’s amber travel list and also vaccinated under the UK’s vaccination programme delivered in UK Overseas Territories were updated on Monday, 19 July to remove the requirement for quarantine on arrival.  […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 21 July 2021, TWO NEW Positives, 96,331 vaccinations done

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 356 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 20 July, 2021. There were two positive test results in travellers. There have been 96,331 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 49,403 (69% of 71,106) had at […]

Cayman: Statement to Parliament concerning COVID

By Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton, MP, JP Wednesday, 21 July, 2021 Parliament Mr. Speaker, I have pondered long and hard various remarks made about the reopening of our borders and the more I listen to and read irresponsible utterances and comments, the more I am convinced that I must make a clear and firm […]

Cayman: Department of Commerce & Investment Sponsors Anti-Money Laundering Training Seminar

Grand Cayman –Some 60 local realtors and developers attended a half day training seminar at the Grand Cayman Marriott, on 6 July 2021, that aimed to create awareness of anti-money laundering (AML) practices. FTS Management and Training Solutions organised the seminar, and sponsors included: the Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI), the government agency with responsibility for licensing […]

Cayman – UPDATE: Police Investigate Fatal Collision on Bodden Town Road

Update: (20 July) UPDATE: Bodden Town Road is now fully re-opened to vehicular traffic. Update (20 July): At around 11:20AM today, 20 July, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and other emergency services to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Bodden Town Road, in the vicinity of Governor Russell Beach, involving a dump truck […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 20 July 2021 – TWO NEW POSITIVES, 96,082 vaccinations given

2021. There were two positive test results in travellers. COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics were closed on Monday, 19 July 2021. As of Monday, 19 July 2021 there had been 96,082 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 49,316 (69% of 71,106) had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 46,766 […]