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COVID-19 Update 21 October 2021

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that as of 8a.m. Thursday, 21 October, there have been 874 PCR tests since the last report on Wednesday, 20 October.

Of these, there are 28 positive tests which are all from the community and include six children. 

Both of the admissions to hospital remain stable and neither person is needing the support of a ventilator.  A number of people are presenting for healthcare who turn out to have COVID-19 disease but their symptoms are mild and they are being managed in isolation at home. 

To date, there have been 111,027 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 55,991 (79% of 71,106) have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 53,684 (75%) have completed the two-dose course. Additionally, 1,352 (representing 7% of those over the age of 50) have had a third or booster dose.  

A video update from Dr. Lee on today’s results can be found at:


Submitted by: Ministry of Health and Wellness (CIG)