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US advises to ‘reconsider travel’ to Cayman

Cayman has not had anyone test positive for COVID-19 in 24 days (as of 6 Aug.) and currently has no active coronavirus cases.

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New push for digital payments

Cayman’s payment systems lag behind the rest of the world, and reform is needed to help businesses survive, according to Digital Cayman.

Latest test results all negative

Of the 279 COVID-19 tests carried out since Friday, all have returned negative results, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported Monday.

All boats allowed back at Rum Point, Stingray City, Sandbar

Under the latest COVID-19 control regulations, certain restrictions, including a ban on privately-owned boats at Rum Point, Stingray City, the Sandbar and Starfish Point, are being lifted from 1 Aug.

Time lost on temporary work permits to be recompensed

Following a cabinet directive Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) has commenced recompensing time loss on temporary work permits impacted by government’s “shelter in place” restrictions.

No new COVID cases reported

All of the most recent 180 COVID-19 tests have returned negative results, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported in a statement on Friday. This...

Restaurants in ‘survival mode’ amid COVID downturn

Survival is the main goal for Cayman’s restaurants as they seek to stay in business in the absence of tourists and with the local population declining each week.

Cayman extends streak of negative COVID tests

Cayman has not recorded a positive test result since 13 July and there are no active cases in the Cayman Islands. 

No new COVID cases for 16 days

For the sixteenth consecutive day, Cayman has recorded no new confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Daily COVID-19 tests return negative results

Cayman continued its negative COVID-19 tests stretch Tuesday as no new cases were reported in the latest batch of tests, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee.

Latest repatriation flight takes Philippine nationals home

A British Airways flight is set to depart Grand Cayman this afternoon to repatriate Philippines nationals to their home country.

Gov’t to pay out more tourism-worker stipends

Jobless tourism workers who missed the deadline to register for stipends from the government can still apply for financial assistance when registration reopens on...

Audit estimates $46.7M in COVID-19 spending

The Cayman Islands Government spent around $21.5 million on coronavirus-control measures during the first three months of pandemic response, according to analysis released Monday by the Office of the Auditor General.

No new COVID cases for 14 days

The Cayman Islands has gone 14 days without a single positive COVID-19 case, health officials confirmed Monday.

Cayman has second fully COVID-free day

Cayman continued its streak of COVID-free test results Friday, when none of the 65 tests carried out since the day before came back positive.

Tourism Minister: ‘We won’t take undue risks’

Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell says the island is not taking any 'undue risks' with its soft reopening of the border in September.

Cayman’s active COVID-19 cases down to zero

All of Cayman's COVID-19 cases now have fully recovered and the latest batch of tests have returned only negative results.

Government releases more details on ‘BioButton’

The Cayman Islands government said Thursday it is working with a US biotech company called BioIntelliSense to use its health monitoring 'BioButton' device as part of Cayman's phased border reopening plan.

Tourism plan targets route back to half a million visitors

Cayman Islands tourism leaders today unveiled a comprehensive action plan for the recovery of the industry following the devastating impact of the coronavirus crisis.

Latest COVID results all negative

There were no results positive for COVID-19 in the latest batch of tests, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee.

Only one COVID case still active

According to the latest results released by health officials, Cayman currently has just one active COVID case.

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