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Education boss stands by mask mandate for schools

Despite resistance in some quarters, Director of the Department of Education Services Mark Ray is standing by the decision to mandate masks in schools for students age 5 and above.

Gov’t mandates masks indoors

The Cayman Islands government Thursday evening published regulations that include mask mandates, restrictions on scuba gear rental and public gatherings. Many of the regulations were not discussed or announced by lawmakers during a nearly two hour COVID-19 press conference Thursday at Government Administration Building.

Parents’ verdict: ‘Concerned over possible school closures’

We asked readers - particularly parents of school age children - what they thought of the prospect of the Cayman Islands reopening to visitors in October.

COVID anxiety casts shadow over school opening

Anxiety over the potential threat of COVID in classrooms is casting a shadow over the new school term.

Study ranks face masks from best to worst

Researchers at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, have tested the effectiveness of a variety of masks, using a simple droplet experiment to determine...

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