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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health on Monday confirmed two COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number in the territory to 71. The dead are an 89-year-old man on St. Croix and a 44-year-old woman on St. Thomas, according to a Health Department press release. Territorial Epidemiologist Dr.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The territorial hospital board chairman confirmed Thursday that both Luis and Schneider hospitals will be getting new chief executive officers. “The Territorial Hospital Board is involved in a search process for permanent CEOs for both hospitals. Dr. Luis Amaro and Dyma Williams were not chosen for the

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SUNNY ISLE — In celebration of NICU Awareness Month in September, JFL has set a new standard for neonatal nutritional care for critically ill premature babies, the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) is the first hospital in the U.S. Virgin Islands to adopt Prolacta’s exclusive human

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Some healthcare workers are pushing back against new mandates requiring employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but Schneider Hospital CEO Dr. Luis Amaro said such mandates are nothing new, and are the best way for physicians and nurses to keep their patients safe. Amaro said in an

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SUNNY ISLE — Nurses at the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center refuse to help patients during the delta surge of COVID-19 because they refuse to be vaccinated. Nurses who have failed to comply with the St. Croix hospital’s health policies have been replaced in the interests of the

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SUNNY ISLE — A WhatsApp message that stated “the hospital sent a message saying the Delta variant appears to be spreading rapidly through the refueling pump” and further states precautions should be taken while refueling gas — is false. Based on credible news sources, it appears that this message first

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Thomas gets four times as many tourists from the U.S. mainland as St. Croix. So you’d expect to see more hospitalizations in Charlotte Amalie than in Diamond Ruby, but that is not the case. In his weekly press briefing this afternoon, Governor Albert Bryan said fully 23

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CHRISTIANSTED —The Juan F. Luis Hospital reported an “all-time high” number of COVID-19 hospitalizations yesterday, other government agencies announced closings territory-wide and at least one St. Thomas business closed briefly as the local Health Department investigated reports of a COVID outbreak in the wake of an upsurge in cases. “Today,

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SUNNY ISLE — The Health Department confirmed this weekend that a 67-year-old St. Croix woman is the latest victim of COVID-19 in the territory, bringing the death toll to 37 since the pandemic began. The seven-day test positivity rate is nearly five percent after another 60 people tested positive on

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CHRISTIANSTED — A shooting at a strip club near the Sunny Isle Shopping Center left one St. Croix man dead late last night. Denver Charlery, 34, of Estate Mount Pleasant was identified by next of kin as the shooting victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency Call

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