(CMR) Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was hospitalized following a health scare Wednesday morning, the Cayman Islands Government has confirmed.
“We are aware that there is concern circulating in our community regarding the Deputy Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson. At this time, we can confirm that Mr. Manderson successfully underwent an emergency medical procedure this morning and is recuperating. We are grateful for the public's outpouring of support and cooperation in allowing his family some privacy at this time,” the Government said in a release.
CMR sources indicated that Mr. Manderson had an 80% blockage in a major artery and was admitted to Doctor's Hospital for treatment, where a cardiac catheterization was done.
The Deputy Governor reportedly drove himself to Cayman Hospital and was taken to Doctor's Hospital to get the procedure done.
CMR joins the community in wishing Mr. Manderson a speedy recovery.