COVID-19 Update Wednesday 1 December 2021 8am
At 8 a.m. on Wednesday, 1 December Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported that 1275 PCR tests had been conducted since 8 a.m. on Tuesday, 30 November. The Public Health Department reported 89 positive results from these tests, all coming from the community.
These results brought the number of active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands to 3,866 as at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, 1 December. The total number of cases recorded since the start of the pandemic stood at 7,324 as at the same time.
Up to that point, 4,500 people in the Cayman Islands were in isolation either in Government isolation facilities or at home. There were 18 COVID-19 patients hospitalised in the Cayman Islands at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, 1 December.
The Public Health Department also confirmed that up to 8 a.m. on Wednesday, 1 December there had been 1,928 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 Wednesday, 1 December, Faith Hospital confirmed there were 15 active cases in the Sister Islands, with none identified in the previous 24 hours. To date, there had been 120 total cases recorded in the Sister Islands, with 105 having recovered. Out of the total number of cases in the Sister Islands, 62 were fully vaccinated, six were partially vaccinated, and 52 were unvaccinated.
Up to 8 a.m. on Wednesday, 1 December there had been 125,006 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands. Of these, 58,124 people (82% of 71,106) had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile 56,155 individuals (79%) had completed the two-dose course.
Additionally, 11,171 people (representing 16% of the total population) had received a third or booster dose up to that point.
Issued by: Ministry of Health & Wellness (CIG)