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No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 2 September
The Medical Officer of Health, Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, reports 94 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 1 September. All were negative.
The total number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes as required by the Medical Officer of Health, will follow shortly.
Young influencers get billions of views peddling junk food to kids, study says
Young ‘influencers’ are being used to peddle unhealthy junk food to other kids via YouTube – racking up a ‘staggering’ one billion views, warns a new study.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 20 active cases remain
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 352 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 26 October 2020. All were negative.
VIDEO: News Brief, 27 October
Museum’s mascot wins CIMPA award, Tea Party held for Cayman Brac Seniors
A fire incident forces RCIPS Business Centre to close temporarily
The RCIPS wishes to advise the public that the RCIPS Business Centre, which comprises the Criminal Records Office and the Security and Firearms Licensing Unit, and the Professio...
Honour Nominations Open
The Council for the Order of the Cayman Islands invites the public to nominate persons who have made exemplary contributions to life in the Cayman Islands for membership in the ...
Legislative Assembly October 26 2020
Coronavirus means less sex – for Chinese, Americans, British and now Turkish
Survey in Turkey suggests people are having sex less often – consistent with findings elsewhere – and are concerned about spreading Covid-19, researchers say.
Study indicates that 82% of patients with COVID-19 have a lack of vitamin D
The researchers observed that 82.2% of the 216 covid-19 patients at the Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital had vitamin D deficiency, and that men had lower levels than wo...
Hospital capacity running out in multiple European countries
Ambulances 'driving in circles' in the Hague, unable to discharge patients. Belgium asks NL to take in some patients, but Dutch hospitals are already airlifting patients to Ger...
'We need a miracle': Czech PM says more restrictions are looming
The Czech infection rate is the highest on the planet except for tiny Andorra, and the spread of the virus among doctors and medical workers is worsening the strain on hospitals.
US appeals against China’s WTO trade war tariff victory
The United States has chosen to appeal China’s WTO tariff victory ‘into the void’, with the appellate body defunct since Washington refused to appoint new judges.
Merkel says Germany faces ‘difficult months ahead’ in Covid fight
Chancellor says country is on verge of losing control as Europe death toll passes 250k
Re-Launch & Nomination to the Order of the Cayman Islands
MONDAY THE RE-LAUNCH AND NOMINATIONS TO THE ORDER OFTHE CAYMAN ISLANDS WAS ANNOUNCED AT A MEETING WITH THE PRESS.
VIDEO: News Brief, 26 October
Order of the Cayman Islands re-launched, Safe disposal of batteries reminder from DEH, Leadership Cayman goes to Cayman Brac
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 22 active cases remain
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 338 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 23 October 2020. All were negative.
DG Statement About Cayman Travel
Deputy Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson announced in the House the launch of Travel Cayman’s New Travel Portal which was piloted on Monday, 19 October 2020. He explained how to a...
Travel Cayman Launches New Travel Portal
Travel Cayman has launched its new online portal which enhances the travel application process and provides a more streamlined experience for applicants.
Robbery in George Town
Shortly before 3:00PM on Sunday, 25 October, officers responded to a report of a robbery on Eastern Avenue, in the vicinity of Watlers Drive.
Zeta reaches hurricane category heading to Mexico and the US
Tropical storm Zeta reached hurricane status on Monday as it moved toward the Yucatan Peninsula, a region of Mexico dotted with resorts, on a trajectory that could take it to th...
'I was born for that': Hillary Clinton says she'd handle Covid-19 better, but Trump & Russian media 'stole' election from her
Failed 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is claiming Trump “basically stole the election" from her four years after her loss, a statement that is earning her plenty of...
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