Thursday 9 July, 2020

Cayman: 5 more positive COVID-19 cases; 134 total

There are five more positive COVID-19 results in the Cayman Islands today, out of a total 975 tests that were run over the weekend.

This brings the total positive to 134 (three from Cayman Brac). One was the contact of a known case and the other four were community-acquired and a part of the screening program.

In all, 761 tests came from the Health Services Authority and 214 came from Doctors Hospital.

There are six people who tested positive from the construction industry and 10 per cent of the industry have been tested. Some 2,000 construction workers in total will be tested. Some individuals will go back to work before being tested.

Cayman is doing well with swabs and also with PPE.

The status of positive cases is as follows:

13 have some symptoms.

59 are asymptomatic.

0 individuals are in the hospital but are no longer being treated for COVID-19 but for other conditions.

61 have recovered fully.

1 death.

There are no people being tested due to symptoms.

The number of positive cases as a percentage of the total tested is the line that is being looked at, as per the graph above. Any outliers will affect policy decisions.

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