June 25, 2022

Cayman: COVID-19 Weekly SitRep – Epi. Week 18: One Death Noted

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From Ministry of Health & Wellness

Grand Cayman – Public Health has issued the COVID-19 Situational Report for Epidemiological, or Epi., Week 18 (1 – 7 May 2022) tonight, Wednesday 11 May.


Unfortunately, an elderly patient with severe co-morbidities died during Epi. Week 18. This death was previously reported in the daily COVID-19 updates issued by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. There have been 28 deaths from COVID-19 related causes in the Cayman Islands since the beginning of the pandemic. 

During Epi. Week 18, there were a total of 748 new cases of COVID-19 reported by Public Health. This was 144 cases more than what was reported in the previous Epi. Week (24 – 30 April 2022).

Officials noted that 2,185 tests were conducted in Epi. Week 18, compared to 1,897 tests in Epi. Week 17 and 1,419 tests in Epi. Week 16.

The test positivity rate was at 34 percent for Epi. Week 18.

During Epi. Week 18, there were 12 inpatients admitted to hospital. Of these, all were vaccinated (two doses) and 40 percent had received third doses/boosters. There have been 273 COVID-19 patients admitted since March 2020 to 7 May 2022.

The full situational report can be viewed and downloaded here: https://www.gov.ky/news/press-release-details/weekly-covid-19-update—11-may

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