Travel Cayman Launches Breach Tips Hotline
Travel Cayman announced today the launch of a new hotline which the public can call to report a suspected quarantine breach 943-7233 (943 SAFE). The hotline will be monitored 24 hours a day 7 days a week by the Travel Cayman team.
All calls are confidential and the identity of anyone reporting breach information will be not be shared publicly or with the person(s) being reported. Once the call is received a Travel Cayman representative in conjunction with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) will investigate the allegation.
Dr. Tasha Ebanks-Garcia, Director Travel Cayman stated “The success of the Quarantine at Residence Programme is based on a multi-layered protection approach, which incorporates a number of different strategies such as the use of monitoring technology, PCR testing, personal responsibility and penalties. The addition of the hotline will add another layer of protection to further strengthen our protocols to safeguard the community against COVID-19.”
The public and travellers are reminded that anyone that is found to be in breach of the mandatory quarantine provisions will be warned for intended prosecution and is liable on conviction to a fine of up to ten thousand dollars and imprisonment for up to two years.