Following the death of first coronavirus (COVID-19) victim in Jamaica two days ago, today two positive tests involved staff members from Health City who were exposed to Cayman’s first coronavirus patient – a 68-year-old heart patient who died from complications associated with the virus.
Through the Health Services Authority a total of 30 people from the hospital were tested, apart from two the test came back negative. A further 29 people were tested and also came back negative. All tests will be confirmed by the Caribbean Public Health Agency.
There are currently seven tests outstanding and they remain in isolation pending confirmation of the results by CARPHA.
Any returning students or essential workers wishing to use the isolation facilities can call a dedicated hotline on 1-800-534-6555 or email NEOC@gov.ky. Students should call before they get back to Cayman.