October 17, 2021

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 8 October 2021, 21 NEW Positives, 108,614 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that as of 9a.m. Friday, 8 October there have been 763 PCR tests processed since the last report on Thursday, 7 October.  Of these, there are 21 positive test results from the community including 16 children, one of whom is an infant under one year old.  This […]

Cayman: Free mulch now available at North Side and East End

Grand Cayman, October 8, 2021 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) would like to inform residents that “free mulch” is now available for collection at North Side and East End Temporary Sites from as early as 7:00 a.m. Residents are invited to come out early and to bring their shovels and bags for the removal of […]

Cayman: Department of Public Safety Communications promotes from within

Grand Cayman, 8 October 2021 – The Ministry of Home Affairs is pleased to announce two internal management level promotions in the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC). The appointments of Mr. Sean Vasquez, as the Department’s Acting Director, and Ms Chelsea Blake as its Acting Assistant Director, show commitment to succession continuity. Having served as […]

Cayman: Letters to confirm Mandatory Isolation to Employers available from Public Health

Individuals requiring letters to their employers confirming they have been placed in mandatory isolation due to ongoing COVID 19 contact tracing requirements can obtain these by request to Public Health. Please request by email only to [email protected]

BVI International Arbitration Centre to host Virtual BVI Arbitration Week 2021

International arbitration community gathers to discuss diversity, climate change, and other related topics Friday, October 8, 2021 — TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – The British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre (BVI IAC) is proud to host attendees for BVI Arbitration Week 2021, bringing together industry thought leaders from around the world to discuss pressing industry issues. The virtual conference, “A Little […]

Saint Lucia celebrates the reopening of the Canadian market

Media Release Courtesy of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority Friday, October 8, 2021 — To commemorate the reopening of the Canadian market, the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), along with tourism stakeholders were on hand at Hewanorra International Airport to welcome Air Canada Rouge flight (1878) on Sunday, October 3rd. The return of Air Canada signals the […]

Cayman Premier issues video message on Early Mid-term School Closures due to COVID-19 Transmission

Grand Cayman, 7 October 2021 – Premier Hon. Wayne Panton issued a video message this evening addressing the early mid-term break closure of Government schools in an effort to both mitigate the absence of several secondary-level teachers due to mandatory quarantine requirements and curtail the transmission of the virus within the local school community.  He said, […]

Cayman: Chief Medical Officer offers COVID-19 Safety Guidance for Early Mid-term Break

Grand Cayman, 7 October 2021 – Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee issued a video message today (Thursday, 7 October 2021) offering some COVID-19 safety guidance for families over the upcoming early mid-term break for Government schools, which was brought forward in order to help prevent the coronavirus from spreading further within local schools on […]

Cayman: Premier outlines priorities to safe reopening of border

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Cayman is learning to live with COVID and taking the lessons learned from unexpected community spread to pave the way forward to safely reopen its borders and remain open in a responsible way. Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton assured the country in his debate on two bills in Parliament this […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 7 October 2021 – NINE NEW Positives, 108,501 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that as of 9a.m. Thursday, 7 October, there have been 731 PCR tests processed since the last report on Wednesday, 6 October.  Of these, there are nine positive results including four positive tests in travellers and five in children from our the community, one of whom was […]