Saturday 19 September, 2020

Cayman now has zero active cases of COVID-19

There are currently no active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. 

This is the first time that Cayman has had no active cases since March 7 2020-- a very important milestone in the country's battle to suppress the transmission of COVID-19.

“This is thanks in no small part to the decisive work of the Cayman Islands Government and the continued cooperation from the community," said the Minister for Health, Hon. Dwayne Seymour. "We should all be extremely proud of this immense achievement for our islands. This great milestone is a testimony of God‘s mercy and the community effort. Nevertheless, it remains important to keep our collective guards up and continue our practice of social distancing, hand hygiene and the wearing of facial coverings.“

Chief Medical Officer of the Cayman Islands, Dr John Lee reports 375 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since yesterday. All were negative, bringing the total number of tests run in the Cayman islands to date to 28,839.

To date, Cayman has had 203 confirmed positive cases with one death. The per cent positive rate in the Cayman islands is now down to 0.7 per cent.

 

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