Sunday 27 September, 2020

Cayman reports 7 new COVID-19 cases; 6 returned on evacuation flights

The Chief Medical Officer in Cayman Islands Dr John Lee reports a further 449 COVID-19 tests have been completed over the last 24 hours.

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Of these, seven people have tested positive for COVID-19: six of these are travellers who arrived on recent evacuation flights and one is a known contact of a previously reported positive case. These people remain in isolation.

All positive and inconclusive results will be sent for cross-checking to CARPHA, along with 10 per cent of the negative cases.

To date, 5,342 people have been tested. The positive rate remains at 1.7 per cent.

Fifty-four people have recovered.

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