Governor Kilpatrick injured in fall

Governor Helen Kilpatrick

Cayman Islands Governor Helen Kilpatrick has been hospitalized since Saturday after she was injured in a fall at her residence.

According to a government statement released Tuesday afternoon, Ms. Kilpatrick was admitted to hospital in George Town over the weekend after “slipping on a wet floor and injuring her ribs.”

The statement continued: “She is currently responding well to treatment and is likely to be released in the next few days.”

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