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The government's ramped-up COVID-19 vaccination drive, which included offering prizes to people to show up to get their shots, attracted 1,138 people on Saturday.
We must insist that when we open our borders to visitors they be vaccinated for COVID. This is our choice and the choice of...
I am a fully vaccinated owner of property on Grand Cayman who cannot visit without a 10-day quarantine. If we have to wait for the...
New data and reports from Bermuda and the UK have confirmed the real-life effectiveness of vaccines in protecting against severe illness and death.
The Public Health Department has published the latest schedule for the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic 10 May – 31 May 2021.
Last week I boarded a public bus as I normally do. I’ve lived in several countries where it is rude to be loud. If...
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.
Employers in certain industries such as social care would likely be within their legal rights to insist that their workers are vaccinated against COVID-19, according to analysis from Cayman Islands law firm HSM.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee is urging people who have not yet received their COVID-19 shots to ensure they get their first dose by 9 June as the vaccines on island will expire at the end of that month.
The Public Health Department has published the latest schedule for the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic 26th April – 8th May 2021.
Governor Martyn Roper has said the drop in COVID-19 vaccinations is concerning as he reiterated his call for more members of the public to get the jab.
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.
One possible side effect of the COVID-19 vaccines is swollen lymph nodes, which has led to breast cancer scares for some women who have found lumps in their armpits after being vaccinated.
Public health officials say 123 people aged between 16 and 24 received their COVID-19 vaccines at an inoculation drive and street party on Friday.
Only 28% of people aged between 16 and 30 have received the COVID-19 vaccine in Cayman, officials announced today.
COVID-19 vaccination schedule 12-24 April for residents of the Cayman Islands
The last scheduled batch of COVID-19 vaccines arrived on island from the United Kingdom today, meaning Cayman now has enough vaccinations to inoculate 90% of its adult population.
Cayman's vaccine rollout is progressing fast, but even that may not be enough to quickly reach the targets currently set for a border reopening.
From today, Cayman's new quarantine requirements for arriving vaccinated travellers are in effect.
COVID-19 vaccination schedule 22 March – 10 April for residents of the Cayman Islands
While I understand the premier’s first responsibility regarding COVID-19 is the safety of the Cayman people, I do question why decisions seem to have...
In Monday's COVID report, the Chief Medical Officer announced a significant milestone in government's efforts to vaccinate 70-80% of the population.
As of 4 March, 25.5% of the population, or 16,603 people, had received at least one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, while 8,805 of those had completed the two-dose course, according to health officials.
From Friday, 5 March, the COVID-19 vaccination will be open to all three stages, starting in alphabetical order, health officials announced today.
COVID-19 vaccination will be open to all three stages, starting in Alpha order.
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Cayman's fourth shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines will arrive on 11 March, Governor Martyn Roper has confirmed.
The Cayman Islands is moving closer to its target of vaccinating 90% of its over-60 population, with 81% having received at least one of the two-dose COVID-19 inoculation by Friday.
As regional neighbours begin the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, 14 independent CARICOM states have insisted, in a resolution adopted Wednesday, on the equitable distribution of doses.
COVID-19 vaccination schedule 15 February - 6 March
As of Monday, 70% of Cayman’s over-60 population had received at least one COVID-19 vaccination, according to health officials.
The Cayman Islands government has opted to forego its first tranche of COVAX vaccines allowing thousands of doses to be released to other countries in desperate need of supplies, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has confirmed.
The COVID-19 vaccination programme focus for week 8th February is Dose 2 for persons due from Stage 1, Group A, B and C.
Cayman’s current quarantine and testing requirements will remain in place until 90% of the islands' over-60 population has been vaccinated against COVID-19, Premier Alden McLaughlin announced on Thursday.
British researchers are to explore mixing doses of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in a world first trial aimed at finding new ways to swiftly reduce coronavirus infections as new mutated variants emerge.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has made a personal appeal to elderly people in Cayman to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
Cayman's total vaccinations passed 10,000 on Tuesday as the country logged two new COVID-19 cases, taking the national tally to 400.
Around 57% of Cayman's over-70 population has received the COVID-19 vaccine, health officials said this week.
Cayman's March border reopening appears to be off the table, according to Premier Alden McLaughlin, who said government has no timeline when it comes to unlocking Cayman’s borders.
The COVID-19 vaccination programme continues for all persons in Stage 1, Groups A, B, C and Stage 2, Group A.
Hours before Cayman's second batch of COVID-19 vaccines were due to arrive at Owen Roberts International Airport on Thursday, the Governor's Office said it was hopeful that the future supply of vaccines would not be disrupted by an ongoing row between the European Union and the UK over the distribution of the inoculations.
As part of Cayman's national vaccination programme, 76 homebound patients received their COVID-19 inoculation on Tuesday, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee said in a release issued Wednesday.
Britain will be able to work with the European Union to ensure there is no disruption to vaccine supplies, Health Minister Matt Hancock said on Tuesday, arguing protectionism was not right during a pandemic.
Vaccinations under stage two of government's national COVID-19 inoculation programme will begin Wednesday, the Public Health Department has announced.
Cayman's COVID-19 inoculations neared the 5,000 mark Monday as the national vaccination programme to administer the Pfizer-BioNTech jab entered week two.
Six travellers have test positive for COVID-19 and are now in isolation where they will remain until they are considered to have recovered, so said Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee on Friday 15 Jan.
Government has shifted gears in its national vaccination plan opting now to administer all its available Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines in its ongoing inoculation programme.
With a possible reopening of the islands to tourists at the end of March, should proof of a COVID-19 vaccination be a requirement for visitors to the Cayman Islands?
Cayman is likely to exhaust its first tranche of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines this week, and it remains unclear when the next batch will arrive.
COVID-19 vaccinations commenced on Cayman Brac Sunday with around 170 rolling up their sleeves to take the jab as government's national vaccination programme continued.
Local seniors, some using wheelchairs and walkers, were among the hundreds of people making their way to the Cayman Islands Hospital Friday as they responded to government's call to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
There have been a lot of questions surrounding the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine that is currently being administered in Cayman. Here we answer some of them and also look at some of the myths and rumours have that been circulating.
The Health Services will be conducting alphabetized time slots for the administering of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccinations on Friday, Medical Officer Dr. Samuel Williams Rodriquez announced.
Premier Alden McLaughlin urged everyone in Cayman to 'do our duty' and take the COVID-19 vaccine and help the island return to normalcy.
Cayman's leaders have became the first individuals on island to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
Staff at the Health Services Authority spent Wednesday being trained on administering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as Cayman prepares to roll out its national COVID-19 vaccination programme, which starts Thursday.
With Cayman's first batch of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines now on island, Premier Alden McLaughlin has said government will commence its national vaccination plan Thursday when he and Governor Martyn Roper takes the inaugural jabs.
The first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are expected to arrive in the Cayman Islands Tuesday afternoon, according to Government Information Services.
While countries have already flagged cases of the new variant of the COVID-19 virus there is no way for Cayman to determine whether recent positive patients have this new strain.
The United Kingdom has approved the Oxford University/AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for use.
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.
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Although being vaccinated against COVID-19 will form part of Cayman's new border-entry protocols in the new year, the inoculation will not be mandatory.
Cayman will be rolling out a mass inoculation campaign starting early January once COVID-19 vaccines arrive on local shores, Premier Alden McLaughlin said.
Even as the UK rolled out its vaccination campaign on Tuesday using the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, there is no word yet on when Cayman will follow suit.
Margaret Keenan, the 90-year-old grandmother who became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine outside of a trial in Britain on Tuesday, has a message for others: "Go for it" to beat the devastating disease.
Premier Alden McLaughlin on Wednesday described the UK’s approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine as “very good news”, adding it has significant implications for Cayman.
The UK has approved the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, becoming the first country in the world to approve a vaccine for its population in the fight against COVID-19.
Britain has ordered over 350 million doses of the Oxford University and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, which will also be extended to Overseas Territories including Cayman, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday.
A possible breakthrough in vaccine development was welcome news to a weary world exhausted and frustrated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
The scientists behind Cayman's COVID-19 vaccine trial spoke to the Cayman Compass about their methodology and why they want to conduct the first phase of human trials on the island.
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