Spread of the corona virus on the Cayman IslandsCurrent incidence in the week ending 10/03/2022: 176.5 new infections per 100,000 population
Since the beginning of the pandemic until October 3rd, 2022, a total of 30,661 infected people and 32 deaths have been reported on the Cayman Islands.
The total of 30,661 infected people currently represents 46.65% of the total population. The number of new infections during the seven days preceding October 3rd, 2022, was 116, for a 7-day incidence of 176.5 cases per 100,000 population. In the same week, one people died from (or with) Covid-19. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, this results in a mortality rate of about 0.1 percent on the Cayman Islands.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 148,160 vaccine doses have been administered as of September 16th, 2022. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. 61,663 people have received at least one vaccination (93.8%). The booster vaccination was received by 23,910 people (36.4%).
60,145 of these are considered fully vaccinated on the Cayman Islands (= 91.5%).
This makes the Cayman Islands one of the best-supplied countries in the world. The vaccination rate is higher in 8 countries.
Due to the current corona pandemic, we update the worldwide case numbers daily. A list of all infected and dead people by country can be found on our Covid19 virus topic page.
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* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
Medical suppliesThe medical care provided by doctors and hospitals on the Cayman Islands is above average, but is not as good as the average within the EU. The country provides 3.0 hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.9 beds. Within the EU, 4.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 129 physicians on the Cayman Islands, there are about 1.94 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1000 inhabitants and in the EU even 3.57.