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Cayman Islands Suppression Levels

 

Regulations have been made by Cabinet under the Public Health Law (2002 Revision) for the prevention, control and suppression of COVID-19. We are currently on the following suppression levels for the Cayman Islands. Each suppression level and guidance is specific to each island:

  • Grand Cayman, Suppression Level 3
  • Cayman Brac, Suppression Level 3
  • Little Cayman Suppression Level 2

The latest curfew information for the Cayman Islands can be found here.

 

Table of Contents

 

The Rules

Rules at all levels

Suppression Levels

Grand Cayman Suppression Level
  1. Details for
    1. Community Health
    2. Essential Activities
    3. Education & Human Services
    4. Business & Services
    5. Cultural, Social & Recreational
    6. Transport & Travel
  2. When Can I...?
    1. Go to the supermarket?
    2. Go to the bank?
    3. Go swimming or do other exercise at the beach?
    4. Exercise?
    5. Go outside?
  3. Can I....
    1. Go fishing?
    2. Exercise in sports facilities?
    3. Drive to exercise or for recreation?
    4. Go diving?
    5. Play group sports?
    6. Go to a place of worship?
    7. Have a social gathering? Or go to a friend's or family member's house?
    8. Go on a boat?
  4. When is the curfew?
Cayman Brac Suppression Level
  1. Details for
    1. Community Health
    2. Essential Activities
    3. Education & Human Services
    4. Business & Services
    5. Cultural, Social & Recreational
    6. Transport & Travel
  2. Cayman Brac Regulations FAQs
Little Cayman Suppression Level
  1. Details for 
    1. Community Health
    2. Essential Activities
    3. Education & Human Services
    4. Business & Services
    5. Cultural, Social & Recreational
    6. Transport & TravelDetails for
  2. Little Cayman Regulations FAQs

 

 

At all levels

Please note, at all levels of suppression there are regulations and rules you must follow across the Cayman Islands. These are detailed below.

At all levels of suppression. You must follow current Public Health guidelines including:

  • practising physical distancing of six feet or two metres from any person who is not a member of your household
  • practising hand hygiene
  • follow any regulations issued under the Public Health Law and orders issued in accordance with Section 49 of the Police Law 

You can read the current curfew and social distancing rules here.

If you operate activities or venues, follow current regulations and other Public Health guidelines and make sure that:

  • six feet or two metres physical distancing is maintained at all times
  • gathering restrictions are complied with
  • other legal requirements can be met
The Prevention, Control and Suppression of Covid-19 (Partial Lifting of Restrictions) Regulations, 2020 apply across the Cayman Islands. However, they make different provisions for each island.


Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman is currently at suppression level 3 or moderate suppression. Hard curfew remains in place 8pm-4:30am daily until 7 June.



 

Cayman Brac

Cayman Brac is currently at suppression level 3 or moderate suppression. Hard curfew remains in place 8pm-4:30am daily until 7 June



 

Little Cayman

Little Cayman is currently at suppression level 2. No hard curfew order is in place.





 

Suppression Level In Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman is currently operating under level 3 or moderate suppression. Download the suppression level 3 flyer for Grand Cayman here.

Keeping Cayman Safe - Suppression Level 3 - Grand Cayman only (Effective June 1 2020 until 1159pm on June 6 2020)

What Does This Mean?

At all levels of suppression you must follow the current curfew and Public Health regulations and guidelines. You can confirm the current curfew and social distancing rules here.

 

Community Health

In public places you must maintain six feet or two metres of distance from other people and wear a face mask or face covering when in public enclosed or indoor spaces.

  • Until 11.59pm, 6 June 2020 no more than two people may gather publicly unless living in the same household.
  • From and after Sunday, 7 June, 2020 no more than six people may gather publicly unless living in the same household.

 

Essential Activities

You can exercise outdoors and go to pharmacies, healthcare facilities, and restaurants to collect food. Other essential outings continue only by surname. We ask that you avoid unnecessary journeys.

  • Until 11:59pm on Saturday, 6 June beach access and swimming in the sea is allowed only by surname
  • On and after Sunday, 7 June anyone may exercise on the beach, swim in the sea, or shoreline fish every day of the week

 

Education & Human Services

Distance learning and materials/supplies may be collected for Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Schools. Early childhood centres remain closed.

No visits to senior homes, children’s care homes, disabled and special needs homes, prisons. Virtual visits are possible.

 

Business & Services

Essential plus outdoor commercial and residential, including construction and support services, and low-interaction work may apply for exemptions. The below businesses may also apply for an exemption:

  • construction and support services
  • utilities
  • hardware and home depots
  • maintenance services (homes and office buildings, automobiles, and boats)
  • retail businesses
  • real estate businesses
  • pet grooming businesses
  • laundromats
  • mobile and outdoor services
  • postal and courier services
  • money remittance facilities
  • limited commercial administrative support (including IT, HR, facilities)
  • limited and approved virtual services set-up (e.g. teaching, church services)
  • any other business approved by the competent authority
 
Bars & Restaurants

Bars and restaurants may operate once exempted provided:

  • Curb-side pick up, delivery or takeaway only is offered until Sunday, 7 June
  • From and after Sunday, 7 June, they may also offer services in any outdoor areas that are part of their premises provided that no more than 6 customers are per table, each table is 8 feet apart, and no person is seated or served at an indoor counter

Cultural, Social & Recreational

Until 11:59pm on Saturday, 6 June outdoor exercise is limited to two people or one household, for up to two hours 5:15am-7pm. You may drive for exercise any day of the week, though you may only exercise on the beach by surname.
  • On and after Sunday, 7 June you may exercise outdoors every day of the week, including to the beach, for up to two hours 4:45am-9pm
  • On and after Sunday, 7 June outdoor exercise is limited to no more than five other persons not being members of the your household (no more than six people can gather at any one time)

When exercising with persons from outside your household, you must maintain a distance of at least six feet or two metres at all time.

Exercise may include open air non-contact sports, such as tennis or golf.

Public and strata parks and playgrounds remain closed. 

Social gatherings not allowed with people from outside the household, even on private property. 

 

Transport & Travel

Public transport and taxi service limited to half of total seating capacity, staggered seating, drivers and passengers wearing masks.

Large commercial fishing boats may operate in addition to other cargo.

Limited in-water activity on motorised vessels for fishing.

Until Sunday, 7 June, fishing is permitted:

  • between 5:15am-7pm
  • with two people per boat, regardless of whether they are adults or children and whether they live in the same household
From or after Sunday, 7 June, fishing is permitted;
  • between 4:45am-9pm any day of the week, including Sundays
  • with up to six people per boat regardless of whether they are adults or children and whether they live in the same household

At all times:

  • No high-speed watercraft or party boats permitted
  • No travel to Cayman Brac or Little Cayman via boat

 

 

When Can I...?

Click on the links below to confirm when you can do these things

Go to the supermarket?
Go to the bank?
Go swimming or do other exercise at the beach?
Exercise?
Go outside?

 

 

Can I...?

Click on the links below to confirm when you can do these things
Go fishing?
Drive to exercise or for recreation?
Go diving?
Play group sports?
Have a social gathering? Or go to a friend's or family member's house?
Go on a boat?

 

 

Cayman Brac

Cayman Brac is currently operating under level 3 or moderate suppression. Download the suppression level 3 flyer for Cayman Brac here.

Keeping Cayman Safe - Suppression Level 3 - Cayman Brac only(Effective June 7 2020)

 

What Does This Mean?

At all levels of suppression you must follow the current curfew and Public Health regulations and guidelines. You can confirm the current curfew and social distancing rules here.

 

Community Health

In public places you must maintain six feet or two metres of distance from other people and wear a face mask or face covering when in public enclosed or indoor spaces. Public gatherings are limited to 25 people.

 

Essential Activities

You can go to pharmacies, healthcare services, businesses and restaurants except during hard curfew hours. Outdoor exercise, visiting a beach or swimming in the sea for exercise or for recreation, waterway access and shoreline fishing is also permitted except during hard curfew hours. 

We ask that you avoid unnecessary journeys.

 

Education & Human Services

Distance learning and materials/supplies may be collected for Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Schools. Early childhood centres remain closed.

No visits to senior homes, children’s care homes, disabled and special needs homes, prisons, except with written permission from the Director of the Sister Islands Health Services. Virtual visits are possible.

 

Business & Services

Essential plus other business operations with customer limits.

Restaurants (delivery, curbside pick-up, and outdoor dining only).

From and after Sunday, 7 June, bars may operate in Cayman Brac until 9pm.

Flexible work arrangements and remote working are encouraged for all that can do so. 

 

Cultural, Social & Recreational

No processions or festive ceremonies are permitted.

Cultural, social & recreational activities are limited to 25 people. 

Churches are to limit congregants to allow for 6ft/2m distancing. 

Boats, including fishing vessels, are limited to 2 people and are not to operate during hard curfew. From Sunday, 7 June, boats may operate with up to 6 people.

 

Transport & Travel

Public transport and taxi service are limited to half of total seating capacity to stagger passengers. Drivers and passengers are to wear masks.

In-water activity on boats only within the Cayman Islands’ territorial waters, limited to 6 people per boat and not exceeding 6 people total gathering should 2 or more boats congregate.

Inter-island travel via boat permitted for essential services only.

Emergency international travel only; specific measures in place for domestic travels to and from all ports.

Until Sunday, 7 June, travelling by boat for pleasure, including fishing, is permitted:

  • with up to two people per boat regardless of whether they are adults or children and whether they live in the same household

On and after Sunday, 7 June, travelling by boat for pleasure, including fishing, is permitted:

  • with up to six people per boat regardless of whether they are adults or children and whether they live in the same household

At all times:

  • No travel to Little Cayman or Grand Cayman via boat.

 

 

Little Cayman

Little Cayman is currently operating under level 2 or minimal suppression. Download the suppression level 2 flyer for Little Cayman here.

Little Cayman Level 2 Suppression


What Does This Mean?

At all levels of suppression you must follow the current curfew and Public Health regulations and guidelines. You can confirm the current curfew and social distancing rules here.

 

Community Health

In public places you must maintain six feet or two metres of distance from other people and wear a face mask or face covering when in public enclosed or indoor spaces if distancing is impossible or when in a taxi or public ride sharing transportation. 

 

Essential Activities

There is no "hard" or "soft" curfew in place. At any time, you may drive to or otherwise access: pharmacies, healthcare services, restaurants, beaches, and waterways. 

We ask that you avoid unnecessary journeys.

 

Education & Human Services

Distance learning and materials/supplies may be collected for Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Schools. 

No visits to patients in healthcare facilities, places of detention, or places of quarantine or isolation. Virtual visits are possible.

External childcare is allowed in the home.

 

Business & Services

No restrictions on business operations except customer limits to maintain distancing.

Flexible work arrangements and remote working are encouraged for all that can do so. 

 

Cultural, Social & Recreational

No restrictions on cultural, social & recreational activities and social gatherings on the Island.

 

Transport & Travel

Public transport and taxi service are unrestricted in number of passengers. Drivers and passengers are to wear masks.

No restrictions on in-water activity on boats within the Cayman Islands' territorial waters. Inter-island travel via boat permitted for essential services only.

Emergency international travel only; specific measures in place for domestic travels to and from all ports.