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More than 1,300 now in isolation

More than 1,300 people are now in government isolation as inbound travellers continue to quarantine for more than two weeks in line with government's COVID-19 suppression measures. 

Boot camp seeks young ocean heroes

For the first time, conservation group Ocean Heroes Network will host a regional boot camp for the Caribbean, and is calling on young environmentalists and nature lovers between the ages of 11 and 18 to sign up.

2 more travellers COVID-19 positive

Medical Director of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez has confirmed two travellers tested positive out of 295 COVID-19 results reported on Friday, according to Government Information Services. 

Wind, marine advisories remain in effect

Marine and "near gale force winds" advisories remain in effect for the Cayman Islands Thursday and Friday, according to the Cayman Islands National Weather Service.

1 traveller tests positive for COVID-19

One person has tested positive for COVID-19 out of the 397 results returned since Tuesday. 

Cayman under severe weather warnings

Cayman’s National Weather Service issued a pair of severe weather warnings late Tuesday, according to the NWS’ 10pm update.

Marine warning remains as Iota moves inland

A marine warning remains in effect for the Cayman Islands through Tuesday and Wednesday as Hurricane Iota continues to move inland through Central America.

Iota strengthens to Cat 5 hurricane

Hurricane Iota strengthened into a Category 5 hurricane Monday afternoon as it approached the Nicaraguan coast.

3 travellers test positive for COVID-19

Three people have tested positive for COVID-19 since Friday while 587 negative results were returned, according to Government Information Services.

Cayman’s 2nd COVID-19 death confirmed

Health officials have confirmed the second coronavirus-related death in the Cayman Islands. 

Marine warning in effect

A marine warning is in effect for the Cayman Islands Monday as Hurricane Iota continues to strengthen in the Caribbean.

Small craft warning in effect tonight as Iota strengthens

Forecasters say hurricane Iota is expected to strengthen into a major category 4 hurricane within the next 24 hours as it approaches Central America.

3 travellers test positive for COVID-19

The three people who tested positive are asymptomatic and returned positive test following routine screening. They'll remain in isolation until they are fully recovered.

TS Eta: Evacuees return to their homes, clean-up continues

For the latest information on storm activity in the Cayman Islands, as well as information on how to prepare for hurricane season, visit Storm Centre. Repairs...

All-clear: Tropical storm warning lifted on Grand Cayman

Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and the National Emergency Operations Centre announced Saturday afternoon that the all clear will be signaled and the tropical storm warning for Grand Cayman will be lifted at 4pm as Tropical Storm Eta continues to move north of the island.

LIVE BLOG: Cayman feels impact of Tropical Storm Eta

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Update: Clean-up begins as Tropical Storm Eta passes

Update: Clean-up crews were beginning to remove downed trees and electricity poles from areas throughout the Cayman Islands early Saturday afternoon, as winds and...

Power outages as Eta nears

More than 7,000 customers on Grand Cayman lost power Saturday morning as heavy rains from the approaching storm Eta continued across the island.

5 positive COVID cases among travellers

Five people have tested positive for COVID-19 among the latest batch of samples, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported Friday.

‘Worst storm in decades’: Central America reels as death toll shoots past 100

For the latest information on storm activity in the Cayman Islands, as well as information on how to prepare for hurricane season, visit Storm Centre. Closures/Postponements •...

Updated: Eta on track to move closer to Grand Cayman

Storm Eta is expected to bring tropical-storm-force winds to the Cayman Islands by Saturday afternoon, the National Weather Service stated in its Friday morning update.

Cayman under tropical storm watch, schools closed Friday

Cayman has been placed under a tropical storm watch as tropical depression Eta is set to move over the northwestern Caribbean in the next six to 12 hours, the National Hurricane Centre has said.

Humane Society issues urgent foster appeal

The Humane Society has issued an appeal for the public's assistance to foster animals under its care as Cayman prepares for the passage of Tropical Depression Eta this weekend.

Eta could make turn toward Cayman tonight

Forecasters are now projecting a northeast turn for tropical depression Eta later Thursday, putting Cayman in the path of the weather system which is expected to re-intensify when it leaves Central America.

2 new COVID cases among travellers

Two travellers have tested positive for COVID-19, Medical Officer of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez reported Wednesday.

Eta expected to weaken to a tropical depression, sets path to Florida

Storm Eta pummeled Nicaragua and Honduras with torrential rain on Wednesday after triggering major floods and landslides in Central America, reportedly killing at least three people and stranding dozens of fishermen in the Atlantic.

Eta weakens to a tropical storm

For the latest information on storm activity in the Cayman Islands, as well as information on how to prepare for hurricane season, visit Storm Centre. Watches...

Winds slow as Eta moves inland over Nicaragua

Hurricane Eta is now a Category 2 storm as it moves inland over northeastern Nicaragua but forecasters continue to warn the "dangerous" system could cause "life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds and flash flooding in portions of Central America".

‘We’re really afraid’: Fierce Hurricane Eta belts Nicaragua

Hurricane Eta, one of the most powerful storms to hit Central America in years, pummelled Nicaragua on Tuesday in an impoverished region of its Caribbean coast, battering homes and infrastructure and threatening deadly floods.

Power restored to customers after East End pole fire

Electricity has been restored to most of the customers impacted by this morning's power outage in East End, the Caribbean Utilities Company reported.

Nicaragua braces for ‘catastrophic’ winds as Hurricane Eta nears coast

Nicaragua on Monday scrambled to evacuate citizens from its Atlantic coast or put them in shelters as Hurricane Eta barrelled closer, while the US National Hurricane Center warned of flash floods and "catastrophic winds" in Central America.

2 new positive COVID cases, both travellers

Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported on Monday that of the 455 COVID-19 tests carried out since Friday, two were positive.

‘Dangerous’ Cat 4 Hurricane Eta continues to strengthen

Hurricane Eta continued to strengthen on Monday night as it moved towards the coast of Nicaragua, and could become a Category 5 storm by Tuesday, as winds increased to 150 miles per hour

Eta upgraded to hurricane, continues to strengthen

Tropical storm Eta has been upgraded to a category one hurricane and is strengthening as it continues on its track toward Central America, forecasters said Monday.

Eta expected to become hurricane overnight

Tropical Storm Eta is forecast to become a hurricane overnight and is bring with it life-threatening storm surges, damaging winds and flash-flooding to portions of Central America, the National Hurricane Center has said.

Tropical Storm Eta forms in central Caribbean

Tropical Storm Eta formed in the central Caribbean late Saturday night and is expected to bring heavy rains, strong winds and rough seas to the Cayman Islands area.

Tropical Depression 29 forms in central Caribbean Sea

Tropical depression 29 has formed over the central Caribbean Sea and is forecast to become a hurricane in a couple of days as it approaches Nicaragua and Honduras, the National Hurricane Centre has said Saturday.

Rough seas expected early next week as depression likely to form

The Cayman Islands Port Authority is advising boat-owners to secure their vessels as rough seas of 7 to 9 feet along the south coast of Grand Cayman are forecast for Monday and Tuesday.

Zeta now a Category 1 hurricane

Sea surges generated by the passage of Tropical Storm Zeta are expected to continue around Grand Cayman and the Sister Islands over the next couple of days, National Weather Service meteorologist Avalon Porter has said.

Tropical Storm Zeta to bring more rain, rough seas

Tropical Storm Zeta is drifting away from the Cayman Islands, but flood risk and rough seas will persist.

Tropical depression to bring more rain, possible flooding

Tropical Depression 28 has formed south of Grand Cayman. While the system will bring rain throughout the weekend, it is expected to drift away from the Cayman Islands in coming days, according to the National Weather Service.

Free flu shots available from next week

Starting Tuesday, 27 Oct., residents will be able to get free flu vaccines across all three islands.

UPDATE: Weather service issues flood warning

The Cayman Islands National Weather Service has issued a flood warning, which is expected to remain in effect until Sunday evening as heavy rains are forecast over the weekend.

2 test positive out of nearly 1,000 results

Two travellers tested positive for COVID-19 out of 980 tests carried out over the weekend, according to Government Information Services.

Water interruptions, traffic diversions in George Town this weekend

The Water Authority – Cayman will be carrying out infrastructure work in George Town this weekend, which will necessitate road diversions and the interruption of water supplies.

No COVID-19 cases detected in weekend tests

There were no positive results for COVID-19 among the 620 samples analysed since government’s press conference on Saturday, 11 Oct.

No community transmission after student tests positive

After a Year 2 student at Red Bay Primary School tested positive for COVID-19, the Public Health Department took 207 swab tests of the entire...

Dr. Lee: Red Bay COVID-19 case requires further investigation

A Red Bay Primary School student who tested positive for COVID-19 produced “weakly positive” results, said Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee on Friday afternoon.

Red Bay Primary School student tests positive for COVID-19

A Red Bay Primary School student has tested positive for COVID-19 and is symptomatic, according to Government Information Services.

New COVID-19 case confirmed in recent traveller

One new COVID-19 case was confirmed among the 342 tests conducted since Wednesday, reported Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee.

UPDATE: Harbour Drive re-opens

Sections of the roadway along Harbour Drive have been closed as rough seas and strong wave action impact the George Town waterfront tonight following the passage of Hurricane Delta.

All-clear issued; severe marine warning in place

The National Hazard Management Council has officially issued the all-clear for all three of the Cayman Islands.

Delta now a Category 4 hurricane

Hurricane Delta, which is strengthening in the northwest Caribbean, was upgraded to a Category 4 storm Tuesday morning as it begins to move further away from the Cayman Islands.

Delta intensifies into category 2 hurricane

For the latest information on storm activity in the Cayman Islands, as well as information on how to prepare for hurricane season, visit Storm Centre. Hurricane...

UPDATED: Sea conditions intensify as Hurricane Delta approaches

Residents in the Seven Mile Beach area and along the south coast are being urged to take precautions as rough seas and significant wave action are expected to accompany the passage of Hurricane Delta.

Storm likely to ‘brush’ west coast of Grand Cayman Tuesday morning

Director General of Cayman’s National Weather Service John Tibbetts said the encroaching Tropical Storm Delta appears to be drifting west of the Cayman Islands and, on its current path, the islands will be “spared significant impact”.

Volunteers rally to foster animals ahead of storm

Dozens of volunteers flocked to the Cayman Islands Humane Society on Monday morning to assist with the last-minute fostering of 75 dogs and cats.

CUC: Power outages expected overnight

Caribbean Utilities Company says it expects that customers will experience power outages overnight as Tropical Storm Delta impacts the Cayman Islands.
All passenger flights in and out of Cayman will be suspended for 3 weeks.

Cayman Airways flight schedule affected by storm

Cayman Airways has adjusted its flight schedule due to Tropical Storm Delta, projected to bring tropical storm conditions to the Cayman Islands later today.

UPDATE: Winds from Tropical Storm Delta ‘rapidly increasing’

Tropical Storm Delta is continuing to strengthen over the northwestern Caribbean Sea and National Hurricane Centre forecasters are projecting it to become a hurricane on Tuesday.

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Delta develops

Tropical Depression 26 has developed into Tropical Storm Delta, forecasters said Monday morning. The system is about 90 miles south of Negril, Jamaica, and about 255 miles southeast of Grand Cayman.

Live blog: Latest updates on Delta

Latest news and developments on storm closures in the Cayman Islands.

Tropical Depression 25 forms in Caribbean

Tropical Storm 25 has formed in the northwest Caribbean, prompting warnings and watches along the the Yucatan Peninsula.

COVID-19 roundup: 1 positive test over last week

The Cayman Islands had one new positive COVID-19 test result reported over the last seven days, according to data provided by Government Information Services. Those...

Returning traveller tests positive for COVID-19

A traveller returning to the Cayman Islands has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Government Information Services press release issued Monday afternoon. It marks...

Knighthead Annuity’s Financial Strength Ratings Affirmed at A- with Stable Outlook

Knighthead Annuity & Life Assurance Company (Knighthead Annuity) recently announced the outcomes of the annual ratings review process completed with AM Best and Kroll Bond Rating Agency. AM Best said the ratings reflect Knighthead Annuity’s strong balance sheet, as well as its adequate operating performance, neutral business profile and appropriate enterprise risk management.

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