Two more COVID-19 deaths reported, bringing total to 23 | Loop Cayman Islands

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The government reported that there were two COVID-19 related deaths during Epidemiological or Epi. Week 10, bringing total deaths since the beginning of the pandemic to 23. Both patients were unvaccinated and suffered from severe co-morbidities.

One death noted in this week’s Situational Report (SitRep) was previously reported in the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ daily COVID-19 updates.

Regarding new COVID-19 cases, during Epi. Week 10, there were 205 new cases of COVID-19 reported by Public Health. This was 21 cases less than were reported in the previous Epi. Week (February 28 – March 5).

In relation to total tests done, officials noted that 1,162 tests were conducted in Epi Week 10 compared 1,429 tests in Epi.Week 9 and 2,581 tests in Epi.Week 8.

For hospitalisations, during Epi. Week 9, there were 13 hospital inpatients going through the two main hospitals in the Cayman Islands (Health Services Authority and Health City Cayman Islands). Of these, fifty percent were vaccinated.

All statistics reported during Epi. Week 10 have been adjusted to reflect the new population figure of 69,350.

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