September 16, 2021

Cayman: Press Conference – Talking Points COVID UPDATE

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Premier Hon. Wayne Panton’s Talking Points Thank you for once again joining us for a COVID update. I thank Public Health officials for their diligence and hard work to help protect us and keep us safe. I also thank the Programme Board for the speed in which it has offer4r constructive advice on the way […]

Cayman: Leaders Remarks at Press Briefing Wed 8 2021

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Premier Hon. Wayne Panton’s Remarks at Border Reopening Press Conference Good Afternoon, I have called today’s press briefing to speak directly to you, our citizens and residents of the Cayman Islands, as well as those who eagerly want to visit our shores and share our vision of a safe, healthy and prosperous future.   It […]

Wed May 5 COVID-19 press conference

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At the COVID-19 press conference today, Wednesday 5 May 2021, Premier Hon. Wayne Panton and members of Cabinet urged Cayman Islands residents who have not yet been vaccinated to get their first vaccination before 9 June, as existing vaccine stocks expire on 30 June. Premier Panton announced the new PACT government would take a conservative […]

Cayman: Statement on the death of Prince Philip by Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MP

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It is with deep sorrow that we learned of the death this morning of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Her Majesty The Queen. Both I and the Government of the Cayman Islands send our condolences to Her Majesty the Queen; Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince […]

Cayman: Friday, 26 June 2020 COVID-19 Update – ZERO new positives

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Of 391 test results, all returned negative. The Cayman Islands has to date tested 22,657 samples. CARPHA which audited CI tests has confirmed accuracy of all 100 reports sent. So far 383 antibody test results received show a rate of 1.6 percent immunoglobulin presence which is a low rate. Majority of those tested were front […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, 28 April 2020 – 3 more tested positive, total now at 73

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Out of 187 latest test results received, 3 have tested positive. The positives respectively have a travel history, contact with a previous positive and one assumed as local transmission. ·        Any easing of restrictions will be in phases with two weeks between each phase during which testing will continue rigorously to ensure the present phase is […]

COVID-19 Update for Thursday, 16 April 2020 – 1 positive result – curfew orders extended

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·         Commissioner of Police announced a new hard curfew order effective from 7 p.m. on Friday, 17 April until 5 a.m. on Friday, 1 May 2020. ·         Soft curfew or “shelter-in-place” order is also extended, with an extension of hours permitted to exercise and a restriction on driving in order to exercise. ·         One positive result was announced […]

Cayman: Sunday, 29 March 2020 COVID-19 Update – 4 further positive cases

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 Four further positive cases for COVID-19 infection from 18 test results received today. ·        All four are travel related incidents – two actual travellers and two in contact with travellers. All four are isolated. ·        New supermarket visit rules are announced. ·        Supermarkets from tomorrow until further notice will alternate day openings from Monday to Saturday by shoppers’ last names. Grand […]

Cayman: Christmas 2019 message by Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin

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I bring you warm Caymanian greetings on this special Christmas Day. Whenever I think of Christmas these words from our National Song ‘Beloved Isle Cayman’ often come to me: “When tired of all excitement, And glam’rous worldly care, How sweet thy shores to reach, And find a welcome there, And when comes on the season, […]

Cayman: Second RCIPS helicopter arrives on Island

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The new RCIPS Helicopter arrives on Island today (Friday 6 December). This second helicopter, another Airbus H145 model, will sit alongside the RCIPS Air Operations Unit’s existing H145, which arrived on island last March and was purchased as part of a joint deal between the UK and Cayman. This H145 is the replacement for the […]