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COVID-19 Update Monday 22 November 2021 8am

At 8 a.m. on Monday, 22 November Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported that 3,005 PCR tests had been conducted since 8 a.m. on Friday, 19 November.

The Public Health Department reported 559 positive results from these tests. Six of these positives were from travellers and 553 from the community.

These results brought the number of active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands to 4,047 as at 8 a.m. on Monday, 22 November. The total number of cases recorded since the start of the pandemic stood at 6,091 as at the same time.

Up to that point, 4,115 people in the Cayman Islands were in isolation either in Government isolation facilities or at home. There were 23 COVID-19 patients hospitalised in the Cayman Islands at 8 a.m. on Monday, 22 November.

The Public Health department also confirmed that up to 8 a.m. on Monday, 22 November there had been 1,634 total positive lateral flow tests since the introduction of the lateral flow test programme in the Cayman Islands, which are included in the total positive numbers given above.

As of 8 a.m. on Monday, 22 November, Faith Hospital confirmed there were 21 active cases in the Sister Islands, with one COVID-positive individual identified in the previous 24 hours. To date, there had been 107 total cases recorded in the Sister Islands, with 86 having recovered. Out of the total number of cases in the Sister Islands, 55 were fully vaccinated, six were partially vaccinated, and 46 were unvaccinated.

Up to 8 a.m. on Monday, 22 November there had been 122,280 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, people 57,779 (81% of 71,106) had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. This represents 93 percent of those over 12.

Meanwhile 55,611 individuals (78%) had completed the two-dose course. This represents 90 percent of persons over 12.

Additionally, 9,334 people (representing 13% of the total population) had received a third or booster dose up to that point.


Submitted by: Ministry of Health & Wellness (CIG)