Friday 14 August, 2020

Bars, sports, indoor dining... Here's what you can do from this Sunday

At today's coronavirus press briefing, Cayman's Premier, Alden McLaughlin confirmed, "I am very comfortable to move to the next reopening on Sunday."

Sunday July 5, marks the second stage of suppression level 2 in the Cayman Islands. 

Here is what you can do as of this Sunday...

(a) From Sunday July 5, 2020, educational institutions and facilities, including summer camps and vacation bible schools, may commence full operations, including social and sporting activities.   It should be noted however that sporting activities at an educational institution or facility are subject to the requirement that persons shall not engage in contact sports before 19th July, 2020.  

(b) From Sunday July 5, 2020, in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, restaurants and bars will be able to offer both indoor and outdoor services.  

However, the following conditions will apply — 

(i) each table must be at least six feet apart;  

(ii) there are no limitations on how many persons can sit at a table however they must be seated at least three feet apart; 

(iii) servers and front of house staff shall wear masks or cloth face coverings while serving customers; and 

(iv) a restaurant or bar will be permitted to operate within the hours of operation permitted by the Liquor Licensing Law, the Sunday Trading Law and the Trade and Business Licensing Law. 

(c) In Grand Cayman, persons will be able to exercise in a strata gym and public gym from July 5, 2020. 

(d) From July 5, a person who wishes to travel from Grand Cayman to Cayman Brac or Little Cayman shall prior to travelling — 

• notify the Medical Officer of Health of the proposed travel; and 

• be tested for the virus. 

Again, persons are reminded that they will only be permitted to travel after receiving a test result which has been declared to be negative by the Medical Officer of Health.

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