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CHRISTIANSTED — During his COVID-19 briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said he is easing restrictions on bars and restaurants and will allow restaurants to cater to dine-in patrons and permit bars to reopen on May 26 under certain conditions. Restaurants can offer dine-in service at 50 percent capacity or

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As of today, the confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. Virgin Islands is 69. To date, the islands have recorded six deaths and 61 recoveries and there are only two active cases on the island. Testing for the virus has been carried out on 1,300 people

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his COVID-19 briefing on Thursday, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said that stimulus checks began going out from the Virgin Islands Finance Department on Monday and by the end of the week, 6,271 checks totaling almost $10 million will have been issued. “Everyone who is entitled to a

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CHRISTIANSTED — Two people have died from the novel coronavirus in the last three days in the territory, the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed today. The sixth person to die from COVID-19 in the territory was also on a ventilator at the Juan F. Luis Hospital. His death was

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SANTO DOMINGO — While a large number of Caribbean countries seem to have halted the COVID-19 curve, in seven nations yesterday, the number of coronavirus cases continued a steady uptick. Here are the seven: 1: The Dominican Republic’s cases showed no slow down as the country surpassed 10,000 cases yesterday, adding

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CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Virgin Islands ended the weekend on a negative note, with yet another fatality reported this weekend. A 72-year-old St. Croix man who was on a ventilator at the Juan F. Luis Hospital because the fifth person to die of COVID-19 on Saturday, the Virgin Islands Health

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his COVID-19 briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. eased some restrictions during the “Safer at Home” phase on the path to a New Normal, saying that hotels can take reservations for residents and business travel and that dive shops, day sails and excursions can operate under the

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his weekly briefing today Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. outlined the “Safer-at-Home” phase of the territory’s COVID-19 path to a new normal. Bryan’s Safer-at-Home order, which went into effect early today, allows for some non-essential businesses to resume operations as long as they adhere to the safety guideline issued

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. announced on Wednesday that he is implementing a “Safer At Home” order that will become effective on Monday, May 4. Bryan also said he is issuing an executive order that will detail the phased reopening of non-essential businesses and the guidelines to which they

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CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Virgin Islands recorded its fourth death from COVID-19 over the weekend, a 67-year-old woman on St. Croix who died at home, according to Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. The woman who died was never hospitalized, but was tested for presence of the coronavirus “post mortem,” Bryan said,

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