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Government is imposing a new alphabet-based curfew system, which will put tougher restrictions on movement for Cayman Islands residents.
The first criminal prosecution for breach of the coronavirus curfew saw an individual jailed for four months this morning.
Leaders of Cayman’s biggest resort are preparing for the possibility that the island could be closed to tourists for several months.
economist Marla Dukharan writes in her COVID-19 Caribbean Economic Impact Report,
Premier Alden McLaughlin held his ground clarifying that pool maintenance is not an essential service as he tried once again to get the community to comply with shelter in place provisions.
The Customs and Border Control Service has outlined some details of how businesses and individuals can clear and collect their cargo that arrived by air before or during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Cayman Airways will only be flying once per week to Sister Islands from April 6-18.
Dozens of people will be prosecuted for breaching curfew following police action over the past 10 days.
The Cayman Islands has ordered 200,000 coronavirus test kits from a supplier in South Korea and will be able to begin mass testing soon.
When the Anglins boarded the Costa Luminosa, they had expected to spend several weeks relaxing on beaches in the Caribbean and Europe as part of a transatlantic holiday. By the end of their trip, the British couple would be locked away under quarantine in Rome and referring to their cruise as the ‘COVID Death Ship’.
A message from Governor Martyn Roper
Cayman will receive thousands of key personal protective equipment for frontline workers on Tuesday’s British Airways flight, Health Minister Dwayne Seymour has said.
Starting Saturday, 4 April, the Health Services Authority will be dispensing prescription refills for CINICO and private insurance members with 100% coverage from its new location on the first floor of the Smith Road Centre.
Foster’s supermarket on Thursday issued a press release denying rumours that some of its staff had tested positive for COVID-19 and were still working.
The health of Cayman’s frontline staff, and the country’s ability to provide human resources to bolster any shortfalls should they fall ill, continues to be a source of sleepless nights for local leaders, according to Premier Alden McLaughlin.
Governor Martyn Roper has expressed “serious concerns” that members of the community are actively trying to find out who are Cayman’s positive COVID-19 patients and where they live.
Curfew measures will be extended and toughened up after five new coronavirus cases were confirmed, Premier Alden McLaughlin announced Thursday.
Government may need to put together a $300 million-plus economic-stimulus package to avoid an ‘unprecedented humanitarian crisis’ as the Cayman Islands faces up to the consequences of the coronavirus.
The Cayman Islands has eight new cases of the coronavirus after the latest round of testing, public health officials said Wednesday.
Online vacation-rental broker Airbnb is dedicating $250 million to cover some of the losses property owners incurred as a result of cancellations amid the global coronavirus crisis.