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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Health said on its website today that 38 people have been confirmed to have the novel coronavirus COVID-19 — and of that group, 29 have recovered so far. Those confirmed to have the virus were found by VIDOH to get it in

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police are investigating the death of a 62-year-old St. Croix resident who was found hanging in her yard on Monday morning, authorities said. The unidentified woman had “no vital signs” and was discovered by a relative at 6:30 a.m. Monday, VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said today. Police have

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FREDERIKSTED — Members of the Virgin Islands National Guard met at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport to discuss screening protocols for incoming passengers on Wednesday. The screening protocols will provide additional measures to prevent further exposure and infections amongst the population, according to VING. These Department of Health protocols consist of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 38-year-old daughter of former Senator-at-Large Almando “Rocky” Liburd was found dead Thursday morning in St. Thomas, authorities said. Alana Liburd of St. John was found dead in Sugar Estate at 8:27 a.m. on Thursday, VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said. “According to detectives, there was no outwardly

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SANTO DOMINGO —The death rate from the new coronavirus, COVID-19, reached a new high across the Caribbean region Thursday as the number of confirmed cases also continued its steady uptick. The number of people who have so far died from the virus in the Caribbean is now at 104 as

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Director Barbara Jackson-McIntosh would like to inform the motoring public that due to the extension of the State of Emergency and the stay-at-home order by Governor Albert Bryan Jr, the Bureau of Motor Vehicles will remain closed until May 4. As Governor Bryan announced, driver’s licenses and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two St. Thomas men were arrested by police for allegedly trying to sell drugs near a public school, authorities said. Umba Delsol, 28 of Anna’s Retreat and Junior Akimo Freeman, 35 of Hospital Ground were each arresed about 11:35 a.m. on Tuesday and charged with possession of

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WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump on Tuesday granted a Major Disaster Declaration for the territory, triggering the release of federal funds to mitigate the health and economic devastation brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak. The declaration designates federal assistance to be used for emergency aid related to health care

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CRUZ BAY — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor announced the appointment of Detective Vivianne P. Newton as Deputy Chief of Police for the island of St. John on Wednesday. Deputy Chief Newton is a 14-year veteran of the Virgin Islands Police Department, having spent the last 10 years of her

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — Statistics from the Epidemiology Unit indicate that if social distancing measures are not properly followed in the British Virgin Islands, nearly 90 percent of its population could become infected with COVID-19 within a three-month period. BVI Minister for Health Carvin Malone cited the statistics during a

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