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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica (March 17, 2020)
March 17, 2020

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.

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