The dead person was an 88-year-old woman on St. Croix, according to the Health Department.
“Commissioner Encarnacion would like to share condolences from the entire Department of Health to the family of the deceased,” the department said on its website.
The territory’s 107th victim was an 84-year-old woman on St. Thomas, the island’s 58th fatality since the pandemic started, Health said.
The USVI’s 106th victim was a 78-year-old woman on St. Thomas, according to the department.
The 105th COVID-19 victim was an 89-year-old man on St. Croix.
The Health Department encourages the public to get vaccinated to help prevent serious illness and death from COVID-19. Anyone five years or older can get the vaccine.
To schedule an appointment, call 340-777-8227 or visit covid19usvi.com/vaccines. Walk-ins are also accepted at the territory’s community vaccination centers.
St. Croix’s community vaccination center is in La Grande Princesse, adjacent to the Honda dealership and The Paint Shop. St. Thomas’s center is at the Community Health Clinic at Schneider Hospital.
To report a suspected case of COVID-19 call 340-712-6299 or 340-776-1519. If you have a medical emergency, call 911. For more information, visit covid19usvi.com. For COVID-19 updates, text COVID19USVI to 888777.
Health officials continue to urge residents to get vaccinated, noting that the COVID-19 vaccine can prevent severe illness and death. To schedule an appointment for a vaccine, call 340-777-8227 or visit covid19usvi.com/vaccines. Walk-ins are also accepted at the community vaccination centers on St. Thomas and St. Croix.