Location: Cayman Islands
Event: The Cayman Islands Public Health Department confirmed one person who tested positive for COVID-19 has died.
A media release from the Office of the Premier states that the Cayman Islands Cabinet approved the following:
- To close the Owen Roberts International Airport and the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport for international passenger flights for a temporary period of three weeks, beginning Sunday, 22 March 2020, at 11:59 pm until Sunday, 12 April 2020, at 11:59 pm.
- For all destinations, except for the United Kingdom, inbound flights from Thursday, 19 March 2020, will operate for returning residents only.
- Outbound flights will operate as usual through Sunday, 22 March 2020.
- With immediate effect, any person arriving in the Cayman Islands will be required to be isolated for 14 days.
Actions to Take:
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
- U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica
- U.S. Consular Agency Montego Bay
- U.S. Consular Agency Cayman Islands
- State Department – Consular Affairs
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- Cayman Island Country Information
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