July 1, 2022

Cayman: Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 30 June; 124 NEW Positives (28 & 29Jun)

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Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 30 June. Positive cases reported to Public Health during this period are currently as follows: There are 841 estimated active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. Seven patients are currently hospitalised, of these one isunvaccinated. The 7-day rolling average for 28 June is 54. There were no new  or active cases in the Sister Islands.

Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 25 May, (7 day rolling fig is 106)

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Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 25 May. Positive cases reported to Public Health during this period are currently as follows: There are 1716 estimated active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. Seven persons are currently hospitalized for COVID-19 related causes and of these, two are unvaccinated. The 7-day rolling average for 25 May is 106. The Sister […]

Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 1 April. 142 NEW Positives from 29 -31 March

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Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 1 April. Unfortunately, another elderly patient has died, bringing the COVID-19 death toll to 26 in the Cayman Islands. This will be reflected in the next COVID-19 Situational Report for Epi. Week 13. Positive cases reported to Public Health during this period are currently as follows: 29/03/22              49 […]

Cayman: Three Kirkconnell Community Care Centre residents test Positive for COVID-19; Protocol Followed by Public Health

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From Ministry of Health and Wellness Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands – Public Health has reported that three residents of the Kirkconnell Community Care Centre (KCCC) tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, 28 February. Of the three residents, one is symptomatic and currently receiving treatment at Faith Hospital. This patient is in stable condition and is not anticipated […]

Cayman Premier, Health Minister meet, praise Public Health staff

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton and Health Minister Hon. Sabrina Turner trekked to the offices of Public Health on Mary Street Friday morning to thank the staff there for their hard work and dedication to the country as the Cayman Islands learns to live with and through the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Cayman: Ex-gratia stipend available to families under required home isolation from Public Health

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From the Ministry of Border Control & Labour.  Grand Cayman, 22 October 2021 – The PACT Government has approved one million dollars in funding for an ex-gratia stipend to be paid to Caymanians and Permanent Residency holders who have lost earnings due to required Public Health home isolation. The stipend will be available through the end of […]

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

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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]

Better Family Planning can improve Public Health, Inequality and the Environment

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Smaller, more sustainable families would create massive long-term savings and catalyze sustainable development. By Carter Dillard / Independent Media Institute Existential crises, from accelerating climate change to a pandemic that is mutating to overcome the defenses of our immune system, have prompted talk of the need for fundamental change. This talk rarely, if ever, touches on the […]

Cayman: HRC keeps human rights at the forefront of COVID regulation and Public Health discussions

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The Cayman Islands remains in good stead in comparison to many countries around the world which continue to battle with the COVID-19 pandemic. Through early actions and preventative measures the Islands now enjoy a minimal suppression level which translates to minimal requirements to wear masks in select locations and instances, limited social distancing, removal of […]

Cayman: The Department of Public Health issues a Travel Advisory on the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

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Public health officials are reminding residents to be on continued alert because of the rapidly increasing numbers of people affected by the novel coronavirus both within China and internationally. The potential for international dissemination of the virus via air travel is clear from the rise in cases reported in multiple countries. Residents are being reminded […]