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June 9th, 2020
Woman dies reportedly after complaining of breathing challenges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A 43-year-old resident of the Virgin Islands reportedly died hours after she was rushed to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital complaining of breathing challenges on June 8, 2020.

May 24th, 2020
Former VI First Lady Rev Edris O’Neal OBE has died

McNAMARA, Tortola, VI- Early this morning Sunday, May 24, 2020, the family of the former First Lady and woman of the cloth, Reverend Edris O’Neal, OBE, announced via a statement that she passed away peacefully at her home in McNamara on the main island of Tortola.

May 21st, 2020
Gov't testing spate of home deaths for COVID-19- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With a spate of at-home deaths plaguing the Virgin Islands in the past few weeks, Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says the government has been conducting postmortem testing for COIVD-19, to determine if those deaths were as a result of the Novel Coronavirus.

May 17th, 2020
UPDATE: Deceased Fort Hill man identified as Ruel Fahie aka ‘Fahie Boy’

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI – The man found dead at his home in Fort Hill, Tortola, on May 16, 2020 has since been identified as well-known local Ruel Fahie aka ‘Fahie Boy’.

May 10th, 2020
5th COVID-19 death in USVI


CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI- A fifth person has died from the coronavirus in the US Virgin Islands (USVI). This person, an elderly man, was on a ventilator machine and died at the Juan F. Luis Hospital on St Croix on Saturday, May 9, 2020, Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr confirmed to the Consortium after the publication inquired.

April 26th, 2020
East End woman dies after rushed to hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An East End woman, reportedly with multiple medical complications, succumb shortly after being rushed to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital yesterday, Saturday, April 25, 2020.

April 25th, 2020
Businesswoman discovered dead in Purcell Estate

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Investigators at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a St Kitts and Nevis national in the Purcell Estate area.

April 18th, 2020
Several residents flee compound of COVID-19 death suspect - Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has revealed that several individuals who resided in the same compound of the Filipino woman believed to have succumbed from a suspected COVID-19 death, this morning, Saturday, April 18, 2020, has left the place of residence.

April 18th, 2020
UPDATE: Authorities confirm first suspected COVID-19 death in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A release from the Health Emergency Operation Centre (HEOC) is Virgin Islands (VI) has now confirmed the first suspected COVID-19 death in the territory.

April 6th, 2020
Iconic CGB businessman Stanley A. Hodge passes

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- The tourism community of Cane Garden Bay (CGB) is mourning the loss of a man who was regarded as an iconic businessman in the tourism industry- Mr Stanley A. Hodge.


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