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107th Covid-related death reported in USVI

- Active infections continue to fall
The US Virgin Islands Department of Health (DoH) on Tuesday, February 15, 2021, announced the 107th death in the US Virgin Islands related to Covid-19. Photo: VIC

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The US Virgin Islands Department of Health (DoH) on Tuesday, February 15, 2021, announced the 107th death in the US Virgin Islands related to Covid-19.

"After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and seventh death related to Covid-19. The deceased is an 84-year-old female on St. Thomas," DoH said.

The latest death comes as cases continue to decline in the territory. According to DoH, there were 212 active infections territory-wide as of Tuesday: 128 on St Croix, 83 on St Thomas, and 1 on St John. The seven-day positivity rate stood at 5.38 percent.

Most COVID-19 restrictions to be lifted in March

Governor Albert A. Bryan has told the Consortium that March 1, 2022, will herald a new day in the USVI, where most Covid-19 restrictions — save the mask mandate and Travel Portal requirements — will be no more.

"We are working on a plan that should have most restrictions except mask [mandate] and [the USVI Travel] Portal gone by March 1," Mr Bryan said.

"This would include all government employees returning to work and all schools going to full schedule."

4 Responses to “107th Covid-related death reported in USVI”

  • rock city (15/02/2022, 16:14) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    There numbers are out of control
  • 911 (16/02/2022, 06:29) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Bvi is close to there!!
    • True (16/02/2022, 18:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      We are smaller and had fewer cases in comparison but with 62 deaths we are not far off.
  • Paranoia1 (16/02/2022, 08:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    This Covid Issue has made Mankind on this Particular
    Planet to be Becomed Paranoid... Inadvertently and
    Not being able to acknowledge That before the advent
    Of Covid 19 There was in Fact Covid 18..
    Also Mankind still does not have an complete Listing
    Of the Carcinogens and Pathogens.. That were created
    With an intent to Create Mortality Rates for all Living
    Organisms Listed on the Specieatic Matrix...???!!!

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