October 15, 2021

Cayman: Cabinet Clarifies Social Distancing Regulations

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Grand Cayman, 24 September 2021 – To provide further clarity around social distancing requirements in restaurants and bars, Cabinet today published more details pertaining specifically to those businesses.

            The updated Control and Management of Covid-19 (Amendment) Regulations 2021 regulations specify that:

·        Restaurants and bars may offer indoor and outdoor services, subject to the owner or operator satisfying the following conditions:

o   Tables must be at least six feet apart;

o   Notwithstanding social distancing requirements laid out elsewhere in the regulations, people from different households may be seated at the same table in a restaurant or bar;

o   Servers and front of house staff must wear masks or cloth face coverings while serving customers;

o   Owners and operators of any establishment found in breach of these regulations are liable on conviction to a fine of KYD10,000 and to imprisonment for up to two years.

The amendment regulations come into force immediately. (GIS) 

Editor’s note: The new regulations are available for download at http://gazettes.gov.ky/portal/pls/portal/docs/1/13108562.PDF


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