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All airport staff should be vaccinated

I am a quarantined triple-vaccinated visitor. I read everything in the Cayman Compass. As I passed through the airport, I asked the health workers and...

Closed border is hurting Caymanians

We miss visiting . Our annual two-week trip was cancelled last year, and it looks like this year will also provide no joy.  Our...

COVID outbreak in check after 10,000 negative tests

More than 10,000 people have been screened for COVID-19 and tested negative in the past two weeks, health officials revealed Thursday.

Five travellers test positive for COVID-19

Cayman's confirmed COVID-19 cases has increased by five, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported Monday.

Long-time visitor skipping Cayman

Being a frequent traveller to Grand Cayman over the last 30 years, for weeks or even months at a time, it seemed only natural...

Global vaccine mandates on the rise

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate may no longer be a question for many workers, as companies and healthcare providers internationally move to mandate the COVID-19 jab. The issue of mandatory vaccination remains a hot topic of debate within the community; however, the UK, France, Australia and other countries are making vaccinations mandatory.

COVID vaccination regulations in place for Pride, CayMAS parades

People taking part in the upcoming CayMAS Carnival and Pride parades will be legally obliged to prove that they have been vaccinated, under new...

Slowing vaccination pace jeopardises Cayman’s reopening timeline

The pace of vaccinations in the Cayman Islands has slowed down considerably, since a new batch of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine arrived on island on 16 June.
The premier said Cayman can reopen its borders once 70-80% of the entire population had been vaccinated.

Analysis: Almost everyone eligible must be vaccinated to reach 80% reopening target

Cayman’s vaccination target appears to be very high, considering that children under the age of 12 cannot be inoculated.

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.
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.

Allow vaccinated people to visit Cayman

I miss you so much, Cayman. I miss your people and your sunshine and your reefs. I was not fortunate enough to have been...

Let vaccinated visitors come to Cayman without quarantine

The quarantine imposed by the Cayman government, whether 14 days, 10 days, or five days, for vaccinated people, makes absolutely no sense.

Vaccination is the right choice

The decision to take the vaccine is a personal choice. Freedom of choice is the central pillar of democracy and a jealously guarded tenet....

Vaccinated property owner wants to visit

My family and I have been coming to Grand Cayman for over 40 years. As a property owner (not a random tourist) and a...

Dr. Shetty urges people in Cayman to get vaccinated

In a message from Bangalore, the epicentre of the COVID-19 outbreak in India, Health City founder Dr. Devi Shetty has urged people in Cayman to get vaccinated, saying he not had seen a single patient in his Indian hospital's critical care unit who had received both doses of the vaccine.

Cayman inches closer to 70% vaccination target

Following a "historical correction" from Public Health, as of today (19 May), Cayman's total number of administered vaccinations stands at 75,284, according to the daily update provided by Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee.

Lee: UK variant found in ‘large number’ of COVID cases

Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has said the COVID-19 UK variant has been detected in a "large number" of Cayman's coronavirus cases.

Mandate vaccines for visitors

We must insist that when we open our borders to visitors they be vaccinated for COVID. This is our choice and the choice of...

Vacation property owner wants to return to Cayman

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...

Hundreds flock to fresh vaccination drive

Hundreds turned out at the airport this morning to get inoculated against COVID-19 in a ramped-up vaccination drive.

Slower uptake in COVID vaccines worries governor

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.

12 new COVID cases in latest results

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.
Tourists relax on Grand Cayman's Seven Mile Beach

When will enough people be vaccinated to reopen Cayman’s borders?

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.

EDITORIAL – Vaccination: Our best ‘shot’ against disease

It takes ongoing effort and careful vigilance to protect our islands from outbreaks of disease.

Humane Society, Island Vets team up for vaccinations

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.

Vaccination Week in Cayman offers free clinic for children

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.

Vaccine week will include free immunization clinic

The Cayman Islands is joining other members of the Pan American Health Organization to mark the 14th anniversary of Vaccination Week in the Americas.

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