Faith Hospital on Cayman Brac can now conduct its own high-speed COVID-19 tests, and will no longer have to send samples to Grand Cayman for processing.
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An isolating traveller has been warned for intended prosecution after an alleged breach of quarantine protocols, Government Information Services reported Sunday night.
Medical Director of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez has confirmed two travellers tested positive out of 295 COVID-19 results reported on Friday, according to Government Information Services.
Cayman's confirmed COVID-19 patients increased by one Thursday as the number of individuals quarantining neared 1,000.
One person has tested positive for COVID-19 out of the 397 results returned since Tuesday.
Cayman's active COVID-19 cases remained unchanged at 14 as Medical Officer of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez reported no new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday.
Three people have tested positive for COVID-19 since Friday while 587 negative results were returned, according to Government Information Services.
Health officials have confirmed the second coronavirus-related death in the Cayman Islands.
Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has told representatives of the tourism industry that Cayman could have access to COVID-19 vaccines in December, which may enable the islands to reopen borders early next year.
A possible breakthrough in vaccine development was welcome news to a weary world exhausted and frustrated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Reviews of Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) results are under way, with 69 exam results from Cayman among those being re-examined.
The three people who tested positive are asymptomatic and returned positive test following routine screening. They'll remain in isolation until they are fully recovered.
A COVID-19 vaccine being developed by pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech has been found to be more than 90% effective. If the vaccine is approved, vaccination shots for coronavirus could be available by the end of this year, the companies said.
Five people have tested positive for COVID-19 among the latest batch of samples, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported Friday.
Developments in rapid testing and progress on vaccine research provide reasons for hope amid the gloom as England goes into a second national lockdown, Governor Martyn Roper said this week.
The UK's looming lockdown will not impact British Airways air-bridge flights to Cayman, government officials have confirmed.
Two travellers have tested positive for COVID-19, Medical Officer of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez reported Wednesday.
Barbados has added the Cayman Islands to its list of countries and jurisdictions considered to be high risk for COVID-19.
The Cayman Islands Government has approved residents of the Sister Islands to self-quarantine at their homes on Cayman Brac or Little Cayman, from 7 Nov.
Government revenues fell by $68.1 million as Cayman continues to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cayman's UK office has said it is discussing with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office the possible impact new lockdown measures in Britain will have on British Airways air-bridge flights.