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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) said that there has been a third death from the novel cororavirus in the territory. A text alert from VITEMA at 9:02 a.m. today said that the death had occurred in the U.S. Virgin Islands but made no mention

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 72-year-old woman on St. Thomas became the second person to die of the novel coronavirus in the territory, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said in a press conference this afternoon. Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion said the unidentified woman got COVID-19 virus from “community spread,” which meant that

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands’ outbreak of the coronavirus has now infected at least 51 people, but the territory’s death toll remained just one this weekend. Confirmed cases in the territory increased by five this weekend to 51, according to figures released by the Virgin Islands Department of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Air and Army National Guard said it began assisting with passenger screening for COVID-19 at the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas and the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix yesterday. Virgin Islands guardsmen assist the Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) in screening

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Health reported three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the territory on Tuesday. There were two new cases of coronavirus confirmed on St. Croix and one new confirmed case on St. Thomas, according to the VIDOH. The VIDOH presented the cases this

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George is reminding residents that those who willfully violate emergency executive orders and directives of Governor Albert Bryan Jr. and Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion during the declared state of emergency can face criminal consequences. Penalties can include arrest and prosecution under Virgin

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. on Monday closed all the beaches in the territory until April 20 in an attempt at curbing the COVID-19 virus and as a way to discourage some residents from ignoring the stay-at-home order and negating social and physical distancing. “We have a considerable way

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CHRISTIANSTED — During Monday’s Government House press briefing, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. announced he is extending the State of Emergency, as well as the stay-at-home Executive Order; the closure of non-essential businesses territory-wide and limiting restaurants to take-out and pick-up orders only, through April 30 in further efforts to slow the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health is deeply saddened to announce confirmation of the territory’s first confirmed COVID-19 death and two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 disease on St. Thomas. This brings the territory’s total confirmed cases to forty-two —twelve on Croix, twenty-eight on St. Thomas,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) said in a text alert that the first death from the cororavirus in the U.S. Virgin Islands happened in St. Thomas. According to VITEMA, the patient who died was an 85-year-old man on St. Thomas. No further information

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