The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 623 COVID-19 tests carried out since Friday’s press conference. Three were positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease, and the people were identified through the screening programme and are not symptomatic. Two of these are returning travelers and one is presumed to have acquired the
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
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 451 COVID-19 tests carried out since Tuesday’s press conference of which one result detected SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease. This individual is asymptomatic and was picked up through screening; contact tracing has started.
In observance of National Testing Day and Regional HIV Testing Day observed annually on 27 June, the Health Services Authority (HSA) is offering free HIV testing from Wednesday, 24 June to Wednesday, 1 July by appointment only. For persons with undiagnosed HIV, testing is the first step in maintaining a healthy life and reducing the
Test results reported today were 451 negatives and no positives. The total number of tests carried out in the Cayman Islands is now 21, 282. Government has launched 10 Wi-Fi hotspots which give persons free 24/7 access on the three islands. Leaders provided updates on a number of government services including convenient ways to pay
The Cayman Islands National Weather Service has advised that the Sahara dust plume now stretching across the Caribbean will support hazy conditions across the Cayman Islands over the next 24 hours. The Public Health Department is advising the public that over the next twenty four hours these conditions could potentially increase symptoms in persons with
Out of 1,034 test results today, there are only two positives, from community screenings and both are asymptomatic. Hard curfew ceases from 4.30 am Sunday. As such, hard curfew continues Friday and Saturday from 10 pm to 4.30 am, ending on Sunday morning at 4.30 am. 23 new ticketable offences that range in fines from
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 731 COVID-19 tests which have been carried out since yesterday’s press conference which are all negative for the presence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19 disease.
A significant number of restrictions are eased starting on Sunday, 21 June 2020 and over two more phases on 5 July and 19 July. The easing of restrictions means the Cayman Islands moves to Level 2 Suppression from Sunday, 21 June 2020. However, social distance requirements and wearing of masks in public places remain in
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 993 COVID-19 tests which have been carried out since Friday’s press release. These are reported from the end of Friday, Saturday, then again on Monday over the holiday weekend just passed in celebration of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday. There are six positive results assumed to