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Seaman with possible COVID symptoms allowed treatment at HSA

Government has agreed to allow a foreign ship crew member exhibiting possible COVID symptoms to be admitted to hospital for treatment on Grand Cayman.

Cayman’s Delta variant cases came in from Miami

Cayman's first confirmed cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant came in from Miami, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has confirmed.

Panton: COVID now a ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated’

COVID-19 is fast becoming a “pandemic of the unvaccinated”, Premier Wayne Panton said Wednesday, as he urged everyone that had yet to be immunised to get the jab.

Cayman marks one year without COVID community transmission

As the Cayman Islands marked one year without local transmission of the COVID-19 virus on Sunday local health officials have continued their call for vaccination to keep the community safe.
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Reports of temporary menstrual changes following COVID vaccination

The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has said it is "closely monitoring" reports of menstrual changes, including unexpected vaginal bleeding, following COVID-19 vaccinations.

Fewer than 200 get first jab since vaccine supplies replenished

Governor Martyn Roper has joined the growing chorus of concerned voices as numbers continue to drop in Cayman's national vaccination programme.

Concern as vaccinations drop

Health Minister Sabrina Turner is appealing for more young Caymanians to roll up their sleeves for the COVID jab, as Cayman’s vaccination numbers have dipped over the last few days.

$20,000 COVID response documentary under wraps

Government shelled out $20,000 to document Cayman's COVID-19 response last year as the country navigated the unchartered waters of the global pandemic, but it yet to be made public.

The Resh Hour with Health Minister Sabrina Turner and Dr. Lee

Health Minister Sabrina Turner joins Compass journalist Reshma Ragoonath to discuss Cayman's COVID-19 response.

Hospitalised COVID-19 patient off ventilator support

The condition of Cayman's lone hospitalised COVID-19 patient has improved "considerably" and is no longer requiring the support of a ventilator, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has confirmed.

HSA staff isolated for potential COVID-19 exposure

The Health Services Authority has said eight of its staff members, along with family members, are now in isolation due to potential exposure to a highly symptomatic COVID-19-positive patient at the Cayman Islands Hospital.

Traveller with COVID symptoms in critical care

A traveller who was nearing the end of the mandatory 14-day quarantine has been admitted to the Critical Care Unit at the Cayman Islands Hospital, suffering from symptoms of COVID-19, according to the Public Health Department.
Dr John Lee COIVD presser February 2021

5 vaccinated travellers test positive for COVID

A total of five fully vaccinated travellers have tested positive for COVID-19, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has said.

Cayman records nine positive coronavirus cases in two days

Cayman has recorded nine positive COVID-19 cases in two days, taking the national tally of confirmed cases over the 600 mark since the start...

McTaggart: ‘Dangerous’ to reduce quarantine before reaching herd immunity

Opposition Leader Roy McTaggart said government's planned reduction in the mandatory quarantine period for vaccinated travellers is 'downright dangerous' when Cayman is yet to reach the herd immunity threshold.

No cases of Delta variant detected in Cayman

Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee said Cayman has not recorded any cases of the infectious COVID-19 Delta variant in travellers found positive, based on local genomic sequencing results.

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Vase finals delayed

The on-field clash between Fidelity Cayman Storm and the John Doak Tradeview Markets Iguanas, scheduled for this weekend’s rugby Vase finals, has been cancelled...
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Officials confirm patient died of COVID-19 complications

The Italian cruise shipper confirmed as Cayman's first recorded COVID-19 positive patient has died.

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