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In its daily update, issued this afternoon (4 May), the Ministry of Health said that 70% of Cayman's population aged over 16 have received at least one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
The US Food and Drug Administration is this week expected to approve the distribution of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12-15.
Leader of the Opposition Roy McTaggart is encouraging everyone across Cayman who has not yet been vaccinated to do so "as soon as possible". In...
Just 183 vaccines have been administered in the past 24 hours, according to the daily COVID-19 update issued by the Ministry of Health.
Cayman's COVID-19 response and national vaccination programme have not been affected by the ongoing wrangling by local elected Members of Parliament locked in negotiations to form a coalition government.
According to Bermuda's Ministry of Health, the territory recorded 108 positive COVID-19 cases on Monday.
According to Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee's daily COVID-19 update, 41% – or 26,321 – of the jurisdiction's total population have received at least one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
Cayman's first tranche of COVID-19 vaccines is expected to arrive on the British Airways flight scheduled for Tuesday, 5 Jan., Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee confirmed.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II for his outstanding contribution to health services in the Cayman Islands, Governor Martyn Roper announced Friday.
One of Cayman’s two latest COVID-19 cases was released from quarantine and later had to be recalled into isolation, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has confirmed.
Parents and teachers have welcomed the announcement that masks and social-distancing requirements are no longer necessary in local schools.
Cayman could see a further lifting of COVID-19 restrictions as early as next week after a month of no new coronavirus cases.
Cayman has officially marked 30 days of no COVID-19 cases and with it came a change in the Pan-American Health Organization's transmission level for the country from 'sporadic' to 'no cases'.
Cayman has started another week with no active COVID-19 cases as the latest batch of tests have return negative results.
All of Cayman's COVID-19 cases now have fully recovered and the latest batch of tests have returned only negative results.
There were no new positive COVID-19 cases among the latest round of tests, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported today.
The National Emergency Operation Centre has been the central organ coordinating Cayman’s COVID-19 response for 108 days and has since been deactivated. The Cayman Compass takes a look inside the operations of the entity behind the response.
The latest coronavirus test results show that Cayman has one new case of COVID-19, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee said in a statement Wednesday.
The latest test results for COVID-19 show no new cases among 461 tests carried out since Friday afternoon.
Cayman’s schools are set to reopen in September, Premier Alden McLaughlin confirmed Wednesday.
For a second consecutive day Cayman has recorded no new cases of COVID-19.
Three pregnant women were among Cayman’s positive COVID-19 cases, according to statistical data released by Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee.
Cayman’s COVID-19 cases have increased by four, according to the latest test results released by Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee on Wednesday.
No new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Cayman Islands on Thursday.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has reported that three more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Cayman.
Four workers at Kirk Home Centre have tested positive for COVID-19. All are asymptomatic.
Ten more people in Cayman have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 121, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee.
Some frontline workers are resisting taking screening tests for COVID-19, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee said this week.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has assured that there is no risk to the patients or staff at the Health Services Authority after a healthcare worker there tested positive for COVID-19.
Cayman’s private and public schools will not reopen any time soon, according to Education Minister Juliana O'Connor-Connolly.
The Cayman Islands has six new cases of the coronavirus, including four students who had been quarantined at a local hotel, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee announced today at the daily COVID-19 briefing.
A mask-making movement has started in Cayman, adopting a global trend aimed at reducing the spread of infectious disease.
Health officials have changed how they will be reporting COVID-19 cases in Cayman.
A student staying in one of the isolation facilities provided by Government has been placed in isolation after being taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital for assessment Friday evening, Government Information Services confirmed.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has issued a strong warning to local pharmacists to “act responsibly” when it comes to prescriptions relating to the drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine.
A fresh batch of reagents has been dispatched to Cayman to supplement the current supply at the Health Services Authority for local COVID-19 testing, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee confirmed on Friday.
The Cayman Islands government has allocated $1.1 million to prepare for the COVID-19 threat.
Even though surgical face masks are being snapped up locally, Cayman’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee said they only offer limited protection against viruses.
Health officials will be requesting Cabinet approval for just over $1 million as part of local coronavirus response preparations.
Health officials confirm there are no cases of coronavirus in the Cayman Islands.
Work has started on creating regulations for vaping and the use of e-cigarettes in the Cayman Islands.