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Hundreds turned out at the airport this morning to get inoculated against COVID-19 in a ramped-up vaccination drive.
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.
Of the 808 COVID-19 tests carried out since Friday, a dozen travellers have returned positive results, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported Monday.
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.
It takes ongoing effort and careful vigilance to protect our islands from outbreaks of disease.
The Cayman Islands Humane Society and Island Veterinary Services have come together for a series of free vaccination clinics for puppies and adult dogs that will take place over the next three months.
The Cayman Islands and several other members of the Pan American Health Organization are marking the 15th anniversary of Vaccination Week in the Americas and the 40th anniversary of the Expanded Program on Immunization.
The Cayman Islands is joining other members of the Pan American Health Organization to mark the 14th anniversary of Vaccination Week in the Americas.