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No new COVID cases in Cayman, 228 people currently in isolation
13 August, The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 220 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since itwas last reported on Wednesday, 12 August. All were negative.
The total number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes at the request of the Chief Medical Officer, is currently 228.
How dangerous is the air around us? | COVID-19 Special
Scientists are still assessing how dangerous these doses of airborne virus can be - and what we can do to avoid them. Opening a window is one way to keep the air fresh.
Global coronavirus cases pass 40 million mark
The pace of the pandemic is picking up: it took 32 days to go from 30 million global cases to 40 million, compared with 38 days to get from 20 million to 30 million.
2 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 19 October
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports that 980 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 17 October 2020. Two were positive who are ...
VIDEO: News Brief, 19 October
Invasion Green Iguana is an issue on Cayman Brac, Stony Coral Tissue loss disease, 11TH Annual Healthcare Conference takes place
Premier's Remarks on Defence Bill
The Defence Bill, 2020 is now before the House and the Premier, Hon. Alden McLaughlin moved the bill today, Monday, 19 October 2020. Below are his remarks.
Legislative Assembly Oct 19, 2020
Canada and the US extend their border closures until November
Canada and the United States extended the ban on non-essential travel between the two countries until November 21 in order to contain COVID-19, Canadian Minister of Public Secur...
Trump Unloads on Fauci, Calls Him a ‘Disaster’ and an ‘Idiot’ About Coronavirus
President threw a tantrum about the nation’s top infectious-disease doctor on a campaign call, one day after the NIH expert’s “60 Minutes” interview aired.
Fauci on his media restrictions, Trump contracting COVID, masks, voting and more
In a wide-ranging 60 Minutes interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci expresses his frustration with a Trump campaign ad; explains why, early in the pandemic, masks were largely recommended...
This 14-year-old girl won a $25K prize for a discovery that could lead to a cure for Covid-19
As scientists around the world race to find a treatment for the coronavirus, a young girl among them stands out.
Tens of thousands fill Plaza de Santiago on the anniversary of protests in Chile
The central Plaza Italia in Santiago was taken over this Sunday by tens of thousands of people, who gathered to commemorate a year since the start of social protests in Chile de...
Soon, medical drones to transport Covid samples, test kits in Britain
Trainee doctors Hammad Jeilani and Christopher Law are trialing 'dronepad' infrastructure so the miniature aircraft can take off from and land on hospitals, laboratories and war...
The Lombardy region of Italy launches the first investigative COVID-19 commission
The Regional Council of Lombardy has now formed a COVID-19 investigative commission within the regional assembly to analyse the sequence of events and the specific choices that ...
Premier Pilots LA Bill in the House
Premier, Hon. Alden McLaughlin moved the Legislative Assembly (Management) Bill, 2020, that he termed “one of the most important bills before the House”, in the LA this morning.
VIDEO: News Brief, 16 October
Stony coral tissue loss disease meeting held, Looking ahead to school inspections, Breast Cancer Awareness Month Continues
8 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 16 October
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 345 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since thiswas last reported on Thursday, 15 October. Eight were positive.
Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease Briefing
Urgent Public briefing for all Watersports & Dive Operators & Media about the 'reef covid' that is devastating Cayman's reefs. Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) is a deadl...
Planning Not Required for Land Division
The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL) and The Lands and Survey Department are reminding the public of Section 21A of the Register Land Law (20...
Costa Rica fully opens its air borders to tourism 1 November
Costa Rica will fully open its air borders, closed since March due to the covid-19 pandemic, before the start of the high season for international tourism in November, the gover...
Pursuing herd immunity is a dangerous mirage, some scientists say
The idea of letting the Covid-19 virus circulate freely to achieve herd immunity, shuffled at the beginning of the pandemic, is increasingly emerging as a dangerous mirage, ac...
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