(CMR) Cayman had a surge of COVID-19 positive numbers over the weekend. The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 808 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 26 March 2021. Twelve were positive.
The individuals are travelers who tested positive following routine screening. They will remain in isolation until considered recovered.
The number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes, as required by the Medical Officer of Health, is 723.
The total number of COVID-19 vaccines administered to date is 47,602.
So far, 29,644 (46% of the estimated population) have received at least one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, with 28% having completed the two-dose course.
At the last count, the proportions of those in each age bracket under 60 who have had at least one dose are as follows:
- 26% of those aged 16 to 30
- 36% of those aged 30 to 40
- 44% of those aged 40 to 50
- 65% of those aged 50 to 60