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9 new COVID-19 cases in VI

- total active cases now 14; All active cases were tested while in quarantine
Some nine new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the Territory as of January 4, 2021, according to the Territory’s Epidemiological Survey today, January 5, 2021. Photo: VINO
10 of the 14 active COVID-19 cases are on Virgin Gorda, 3 on Tortola and 1 on a vessel. Photo: GIS
10 of the 14 active COVID-19 cases are on Virgin Gorda, 3 on Tortola and 1 on a vessel. Photo: GIS
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some nine new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the Territory as of January 4, 2021, according to the Territory’s Epidemiological Survey today, January 5, 2021.

The total cases recorded in the Territory are now 107, up from 98 from January 2, 2021.

There are now 14 active cases, up from 11.

A total of 92 persons have now been declared recovered.

10 of the active COVID-19 cases are on Virgin Gorda, 3 on Tortola and 1 on a vessel.

According to the Government of the Virgin Islands, all active cases were tested while in quarantine.

The Territory recorded one COVID-19 death in April 2020.

24 Responses to “9 new COVID-19 cases in VI”

  • Creque (05/01/2021, 17:43) Like (2) Dislike (34) Reply

    If we allow those from d*** t*** i**** to come in it will get worst

    • @Creque (05/01/2021, 21:19) Like (6) Dislike (5) Reply
      Can your skin month $&$& stop!! Your father is from down the island!! J$&$ A($5?
    • Steve (05/01/2021, 22:42) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
      @ Creque... Idiot! The people are coming from other countries, not from other islands. Stop your stupid crap, we are sick of you...but should ignore you...totally.
  • VOTE (05/01/2021, 17:44) Like (56) Dislike (10) Reply
    Like if you think the government have been doing a good job with the entire Covid Strain

    Dislike if you think the government is doing a poor job in regards to the covid strain
  • Smithy (05/01/2021, 17:45) Like (6) Dislike (59) Reply
    If the Ndp was in and Walwyn as our premier we wouldn’t of had total cases high to 107, cases wouldn’t of even passed two digits.
    • lol (05/01/2021, 19:53) Like (17) Dislike (2) Reply
      Like how they deal with the aftermath of the HURRICANES LAUGHABLE
    • @smithy (05/01/2021, 19:54) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      He is God then?? Only thing he might hace done is not locking the valid work permit holders out.
    • The TRUTH (05/01/2021, 22:35) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      You're retarded for sure.
    • @smithy (06/01/2021, 05:58) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      It is thinking like yours and people like you, who is filled with hate and pride why this virus would continue to grow in this territory.
    • home boy (06/01/2021, 13:45) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      hell yea the place would of been mess the hell right up if myron was premier thank god he wasnt elected because 50% of we would of done been 6ft if he was .. thank god for fahie boy he cant please everyone but he is doing a hell of a good job at the end he is our hero , like it or not he the best thing happen to us for this pandemic, god knows exactly why he put him there . may god continue to bless these beautiful virgin islands .
  • Compare (05/01/2021, 19:23) Like (37) Dislike (1) Reply
    How can one compare the handling of covid 19 when NDP never had this issue to deal with. Covid can make you loose your mind because it's a tricky thing to deal with. Say thank God you are not in the present Government shoes because these are perilous times and a serious issue to deal with. So be truthful to your self and and give credit where credit is due. It has nothing to do with what the previous government would have done.
  • Strrrrps (05/01/2021, 19:38) Like (2) Dislike (5) Reply
    Thanks to the opposition calling for border reopening.
  • Complacency (05/01/2021, 20:22) Like (32) Dislike (2) Reply
    Too many testing positive on Day 4.

    Easily could not show a positive result after quarantine is over and be in public spreading the virus.

    Too many images out there of group events, hugging, posing face to face, partying and not a mask in sight.
  • run weh vaccines (05/01/2021, 21:58) Like (22) Dislike (2) Reply
    It could of had 200 cases I am not taking no BILL GATES VACCINE
  • Wonder (05/01/2021, 22:22) Like (17) Dislike (1) Reply
    I wonder who approved all these events? In order for clubs,bars, etc to have these type of events in communities they must have approval. RED FLAG. INVESTIGATE You may be surprised of your finding. When you give an inch some take a yard. There are no stiff penalties and laws are swept under the rug so take what you ask for. In order to have proper surveillance you have to have enough personal and they must have authority to curb a lot of these issues. It makes no sense to just talk and can't back it up with action. Bvi just a lawless place the law is just slapped at who they want and when they want. Experience is the greatest teacher. Talk for 9 days and go right back to our own same old same old.
    • All bad news media (06/01/2021, 08:46) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
      All The media is feeding us with is just the bad news about Covid, I understand that's what Bill Gates paying them to do so he can get people to take his vaccine and make billions,,,,,How come We don't hear the good news about Florida no lock downs businesses are doing well, businesses are leaving other states to set up in Florida,,,,U all ever hear this on CNN,, No.
      • @ All bad news media (06/01/2021, 12:02) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        FLORIDA ...Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 99,871 for the seven days ending January 5 compared to 69,237 the seven days prior.
  • ausar (05/01/2021, 22:52) Like (12) Dislike (2) Reply
    You've said it best, "Wonder", as I'm still wondering how such holiday functions were approved.

    Over here in the US Virgin Islands, not one activity was approved after the25 th of December. As a matter of fact, bars and night clubs remains closed until the eight of January!

    Frankly, I'm not surprised. Again, misguided efforts by our people can prove deadly!
  • island man (06/01/2021, 00:21) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    u people sound uneducated, dumb and just talking fart
  • Lord 0 (06/01/2021, 08:41) Like (6) Dislike (7) Reply
    Do we not expecting to get cases,,,,We need to stop acting like it's bad news, We have protocols in place that picking up these cases Why They are still in Quarantine,,,,,, Even the minister tone is sending the wrong message like he expected everyone coming in to be clean,,,,, Sad.
  • THEY NEED TO STOP IT (06/01/2021, 08:56) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    I am so sick of hearing them saying new covid cases. Well let me say this why don't they ever talk about the false positive cases that have literally ruined people's vacation, yet they don't have the audacity to apologize to the guest. I don't mind they get tested but also talk about the false positive that they also count in the active cases.
  • VG islands (06/01/2021, 11:24) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
    Wow 10 positive virus cases on VG and its surrounding inhabitated islands(Necker, Statia, Mosquito). That is a lot!!
  • sunny day (06/01/2021, 12:54) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    The FDA today joined The WHO and Dr. Fauci in admitting there is a notable risk of false results from the standard PCR-Test used to define whether an individual is a COVID "Case" or not.
  • Biggie (07/01/2021, 11:32) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    How long will the evil people keep fooling and tricking others into believing that this covid 19 is so deadly it's all an Agenda for them to implement their new world order, taking away the people's freedom right before them with these fake tactics. They are liars, and if you solely trust in God you should not fear men and their invention, for God, has given us these plants as medicine to cure us


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