(CMR) The Cayman Islands Government has amended the COVID-19 regulations ahead of Friday afternoon's press conference on the re-opening of the country's borders. The amendment gazetted late on Thursday afternoon allows for the child of a Caymanian to receive the benefit of electronic verification and not have to be subjected to an extended quarantine period of ten days.
The newly minted regulations would allow for these persons to quarantine for seven days instead of the previous ten.
Tourist visitors and “other visitors” will still have to provide a securely verified vaccination certificate to benefit from any reduction. The new section for those individuals reads as follows:
The amendment also adds the new term “close ties to the islands” and then specifically defines the categories of individuals who be deemed to have met this criterion as follows: