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Take a look at the latest news, press releases, and updates from the Cayman Islands Government on COVID-19 detailed below. For verified announcements, new regulations and policies click here.


News & Updates

Friday 24 September Updates: Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reports that as of 8a.m. Friday, 24 September, there have been 404 PCR tests since the last report on Thursday morning.  Of these, there is one new positive test in a traveller. Read more  

  • COVID-19 PCR testing will be available to persons in the eastern district tomorrow, Saturday, 25 September 2021 at the East End District Health Centre from 2 pm – 5 pm. Government-issued ID and face masks are required for testing. No appointments, walk-in only. Read more
  • Restaurant & Bar requirements specified. Read more

Thursday 23 September Updates: 

  • New COVID Regulations announced. Read more

  • Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reports that as of 8a.m. Thursday, 23 September, there have been 624 PCR tests since the last report on Wednesday morning.  Of these, there are three new positive tests in travellers. Read more

Wednesday 22 September Updates: As of 3pm Wednesday 22nd September, the Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee reports that there have been no further updates since the last report was issued this morning. At that time, the Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee reported that there had been 865 PCR tests since the last report was issued on Tuesday morning. Of these, there are four positive tests in travellers. There have been 105,699 Covid-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 54,796 (77% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 50,901 (72%) have completed the two dose course. Two people (0%) have had a third or booster dose. 
  • Digital COVID-19 Certificates available on MyHSA Patient Portal. Read more

Tuesday 21 September Updates: As of 3PM, the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 478 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 20 September 2021. Of these, there are three positive tests from the community. Vaccination clinics were closed on Monday, 20 September.

Monday 20 September Updates:

  •  As of 3 PM Monday, 20 September the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that there have been no further updates since this morning’s report was issued. Read more
  • As of 8AM Monday, 20 September, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 853 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Saturday morning, 18 September 2021. There were eight positive test results in travellers. There have been 105,158 Covid-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 54,681 (77% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 50,790 (71%) have completed the two dose course.

Saturday 18 September Updates: As of 10am Saturday, 18 September the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 1,246 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since last reported on Friday, 17 September 2021. There were two positive test results, one in a traveller and one in a child who is one of the final people to be screened at George Town Primary School. There have been 105,158 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. A total of 54,500 persons (77% of an estimated population of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 50,658 persons (71%) have completed the two-dose course. Read more

  • Saturday quarantine breach investigated, no concern for the general public at this time. Read more

Friday 17 September Updates: As of 2pm Friday, 17 September the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that there have been no further updates since the morning. At that time there were 1,394 COVID-19 tests that had carried out since the last report was issued on Thursday, 16 September 2021. There were two positive test results in travellers. Read more

  • Travel & Boating regulations to be amended and other updates from the Community Update on Friday 17 September. Read more
  • The flu clinic in Cayman Brac opens Monday-Friday 9am-3pm from Monday 20 September. Read more
  • Masks or face coverings required in Government buildings as of Monday 20 September. Read more 
  • Ministry of Education issues guidance for Educational Institutes. Read more
  • HSA and Ministry of Education to provide masks to schools. Read more
  • Walk-in COVID-19 testing clinic has opened at Cayman Islands Hospital. Read more

Thursday 16 September Updates: As of 8am Thursday, 16 September the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 1,214 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since the last report was issued on Wednesday, 15 September 2021. There were fourteen positive test results. Of these, there are ten positive community tests which include nine George Town Primary School students and one prison officer. There were four positive tests in travellers. There have been 104,609 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 54,167 (76% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 50,442 (71%) have completed the two-dose course. Read more

  • As of 3pm Thursday, 16 September the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that there have been no further updates since this morning’s report was issued. At that time there were 1,214 COVID-19 tests that had been carried out. Read more
  • Health responds to report of suspected breach in Cayman Brac. Read more
  • BA To Resume Weekly Scheduled Service. Read more

Wednesday 15 September Update: The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 1,752 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 14 September 2021. There were 11 positive test results. Of these, there are nine positive community cases and two positives in travellers. There have been 104,304 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 53,934 (76% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 50,370 (71%) have completed the two-dose course. Read more

Monday 13 September Updates: The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 878 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since Friday, 10 September 2021. There were sixteen positive test results in travellers. Of those travellers, five were vaccinated and three were on the shortest five-day quarantine period. There have been 103,904 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 53,626 (75% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 50,278 (71%) have completed the two-dose course. 

  • Education Officials Implement Protocols for Handling Confirmed COVID-19 Case in George Town Primary School. Read more

Friday 10 September Updates: The Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee, reported in an evening press briefing today (Friday, 10 September) that 495 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 9 September 2021. Of these, there were three positive test results with two in travellers and one from the community. To date, there have been 102,860 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 52,831 (74% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 50,029 (70%) have completed the two-dose course.  Read more

  • Cayman Airways reinstates precautionary measures at offices. Read more

Thursday 9 September Updates: The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 350 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 8 September 2021. There were three positive test results, one in a traveller and two in the community. There have been 102,633 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 52,622 (74% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 50,011 (70%) have completed the two-dose course. Read more

  • CAL investigating COVID-19 documentation breach at its Kingston station. Read more
  • HSA prepared for reintroduction of COVID in the community. Read more

Wednesday 8 September Update: The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 496 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 7 September 2021. There were four positive test results in travellers. There have been 102,399 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 52,433 (74% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 49,966 (70%) have completed the two-dose course. Read more

Tuesday 7 September Update: The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 268 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 6 September 2021. There were four positive test results in travellers. There have been 102,093 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 52,194 (73% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 49,899 (70%) have completed the two-dose course. Read more

Monday 6 September Update: The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 784 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 3 September 2021. There were 23 positive test results in travellers and one in a person quarantining with a traveller. There have been 102,052 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 52,158 (73% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 49,894 (70%) have completed the two-dose course. Read more

Friday 3 September Update: The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 372 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 2 September 2021. There was one positive test result in a traveller. There have been 101,466 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 51,803 (73% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 49,663 (70%) have completed the two-dose course. Read more

Thursday 2 September Update: The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 252 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 1 September 2021. There was one positive test result in a traveller. There have been 101,372 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 51,742 (73% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 49,630 (70%) have completed the two-dose course. Read more

Wednesday 1 September Update: The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 705 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 31 August 2021. There was one positive test result in a traveller. There have been 101,206 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 51,628 (73% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 49,578 (70%) have completed the two-dose course. Read more

 

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