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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. began his weekly COVID-19 briefing on Monday with a plea to residents to unite against the gun violence that has been plaguing the territory and come forward with information about recent homicides. “Today, I want to address another serious public health and safety issue

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Health is reporting tonight that an 8th COVID-19 mortality has occurred in the U.S. Virgin Islands. A 23-year-old pregnant woman died from the virus in St. Thomas on July 21, the VIDOH reported last week. Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. acknowledged the death

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CHRISTIANSTED – FEMA has approved $9 million dollars for the Department of Health to fund the architecture and engineering services necessary to reconstruct the Charles Harwood Medical Center in St. Croix through its Public Assistance Program. Built in 1952, the 82,400-square-foot medical center in Estate Richmond was the hub for all

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CHRISTIANSTED — During a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. urged residents to stay vigilant and prepare for the weather system approaching the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico that is expected to become a tropical storm at some point today. “I know that this is an incredibly

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his weekly press briefing this afternoon, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. made a number of announcements, including the activation of the Department of Tourism online portal for passengers arriving in the territory; noting the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)l nominating two prosecutors for the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism announced the launch of phase one of a new online portal that will pre-screen and assist with the certification process of all travelers prior to their arrival in the territory. The goal is to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The U.S.

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix-based software company poised to receive a $1 million, no-bid contract to do contact tracing in the territory is the concept of Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.’s daughter — and she is not currently licensed to do business in the Virgin Islands. Avera Tech, which was co-founded

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SUNNY ISLE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said it will deep clean and sanitize its Estate Diamond public office space now that two workers have tested positive for COVID-19. In a memo to Authority employees this afternoon, WAPA Executive Director Lawrence Kupfer confirmed that two employees in

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his update on COVID-19 on Monday, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said the local government is in a dire situation financially and he will ask the federal government for help. Bryan said all signs indicate that the most recent restrictions on beaches and bars, and the stringent screening

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health received information from the Schneider Regional Medical Center of a death that occurred earlier today. The death could be associated with COVID-19, but further testing is required to confirm it, according to the VIDOH. Two men and two women have

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