June 17, 2021

Cayman: Police investigate Prison Officer for Drug Related Crimes

Just after 6AM today, 9 June, police responded to Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), Northward, following a report made by the Director of Prisons concerning a member of staff. On arrival, two packages containing a quantity of ganja were handed over to the police and officers were informed that a prison officer was […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 9 June 2021, NO new positives, 86,711 vaccinations administered

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 242 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 8 June, 2021. There were no positive test results. As of Monday, 7 June 2021, 86,711 COVID-19 vaccinations had been given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these 46,928 (72% of […]

Cayman: World Oceans Day 2021 – Message from the Hon Premier & Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency

World Oceans Day 2021 Message from Premier & Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency Hon Wayne Panton, JP, MP   Today, on World Oceans Day, the words of our National Song Beloved Isle Cayman come to mind: “O sea of palest em’rald,Merging to darkest blue,When ‘ere my thoughts fly Godward,I always think of you…” As […]

Cayman: 8 June 2021 COVID-19 Update, ONE NEW positive, 86,711 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 196 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 7 June, 2021. There was one positive test result in a traveller. As of Monday, 7 June 2021, 86,711 COVID-19 vaccinations had been given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these […]

Cayman Islands Government Statement on G7 Global Tax Rate Announcement

The Cayman Islands Government is aware of the G7 announcement on 5 June 2021 regarding a global minimum corporate tax rate. The G7 announcement, which would predominately affect multinational enterprises, aligns with the Cayman Islands’ overall position that taxes should be paid where they are rightfully owed. While the Cayman Islands’ primary business is investment […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 7 June 2021, FOUR New Positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 623 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 4 June, 2021. There were four positive test results, all in travellers.  There have been 86,711 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these 46,928 (72% of 65,000) have […]

Cayman police investigating man found dead under quarantine

Travel Cayman, the government agency that monitors quarantine procedures here in the Cayman islands, have confirmed today (6) a man was found unresponsive at The Holiday Inn whilst under quarantine. The incident was reported around 10am and Emergency Services were called and the man was transported to George Town Hospital. It was there he was […]

Cayman: Police Investigate Firearm Incident on West Bay Road

From RCIPS Shortly after 2:00AM today, 5 June, officers responded to a report of a firearm incident in the parking lot of Trafalgar Place, on West Bay Road. It was reported that two men were involved in an altercation with two other men known to them. One man was struck in the head with an […]

Cayman: 4 June 2021 COVID-19 Update, 3 NEW Positives, 84,856 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 377 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday 3 June, 2021. There were three positive test results, all in travellers.  There have been 84,856 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 45,766 (70% of 65,000) have […]

Cayman: Green Light Given for 12 to 15 year olds to be vaccinated against COVID

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, confirmed today that the green light has been given for those aged 12 to 15 years of age to get vaccinated against Covid-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the United Kingdom have assessed data provided on the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and agreed […]