Following on from the death of the man who was confirmed as Cayman’s first recorded COVID-19 positive patient, today two positive tests involved staff members from Health City who were exposed to Cayman’s first coronavirus patient, a 68-year-old heart patient who died from complications associated with the virus.
Through Health Services Authority a total of 30 people from the hospital were tested, apart from two the test results came back negative.
A further 29 people were tested and came back negative. All tests will be confirmed by the Caribbean Public Health Agency.
There are currently seven tests outstanding and the patients will remain in isolation pending confirmation of the results by CARPHA.
Any returning students or essential workers wishing to use the isolation facilities can call a dedicated hotline on 1-800-534-6555 or email NEOC@gov.ky. Students should call before they get back to Cayman.