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Monday, Apr 12, 2021

6 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 15 March

6 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 15 March

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 711 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 12 March 2021. Six were positive.

The individuals are travellers who tested positive following routine screening. They will remain in isolation until considered recovered.

The number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes, as required by the Medical Officer of Health, is 736.

The total number of COVID-19 vaccines administered to date is 35,039.

So far, 23,866 (36.7% of the estimated population) have received at least one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, while 11,153 have completed the two-dose course.

Commenting on the latest success of the vaccine roll-out, Dr Lee said, “Congratulations to Public Health and their team for the day with the greatest numbers vaccinated on Saturday when 1,761 injections were given.”


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