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9 new COVID-19 cases but active cases remain @ 31 in VI

- 4 hospitalised
Total active COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands have remained at 31 for close to a week, despite there being new cases, the Territory's Epidemiological Summary for August 23, 2021 has stated. Photo: Internet Source/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Total active COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands have remained at 31 for close to a week, despite there being new cases.

According to the Territory's Epidemiological Summary for August 23, 2021, there have been 11 recoveries since the last testing done on August 17, 2021.

Four of the 31 active cases are hospitalised, all of whom are unvaccinated.

24 of the active cases are on Tortola and 7 on Virgin Gorda.

37 persons in total have died as a result of COVId-19 in the [British] Virgin Islands; however, 2509 have recovered from the virus.

25 Responses to “9 new COVID-19 cases but active cases remain @ 31 in VI”

  • simple (24/08/2021, 12:14) Like (22) Dislike (20) Reply
  • answer (24/08/2021, 12:15) Like (15) Dislike (23) Reply
    6 to 6 curfew
  • Strupes (24/08/2021, 13:50) Like (18) Dislike (4) Reply
    It dont need no 6 to 6 curfew
    • @strups (24/08/2021, 15:52) Like (47) Dislike (8) Reply
      It need a curfew from 8 or 9 pm 6pm is too early. The government only recently relax the curfew to 11pm and you should see how the bars are overflowing again. The patrons are not adhering to the rules. I even heard the police had to pass and remind them that the curfew time is in effect
  • !!! (24/08/2021, 13:53) Like (36) Dislike (2) Reply
    anytime curfew hours are extended case rises !!!!
  • trouble (24/08/2021, 14:41) Like (13) Dislike (31) Reply
    It's amazing how they are quick to point out all of the hospitalized are vaccinated but refuse to post stats on how many of the persons who died were unvaccinated or vaccinated leaving one to assume that all the persons who died were unvaccinated. Why not post that stat then?
    • @trouble (24/08/2021, 21:07) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
      They did say 2 persons who passed away have had just the first shot and only like a week before. It seems those 2 persons already had the virus in them before they took the shot. Also if what you are trying to say that it had some vaccinated death then the relatives of those petsons can speak ot.
      • trouble (25/08/2021, 13:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        When did they say that? I know the first person who died was a fully vax elderly woman who the Minister said died from covid only for Dr. Georges to say that it is still to be determined.
    • Stop It (25/08/2021, 07:44) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Stop it stop it
  • Lucifer (24/08/2021, 14:49) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
    Its amazing what happens to the numbers when you stop testing everyone. Surely it is time for USVI to ease their 48hr testing requirement for us if we are in much better shape now.
  • Are you sure that you are not hiding needful nformating from us? (24/08/2021, 15:25) Like (21) Dislike (2) Reply
    We need a full, not a partial summary of the current covid-19 physical empact against us in the B.V.I., including the presently known accurate count, shy of exaggeration, please.
  • Eagle Eye (24/08/2021, 15:38) Like (83) Dislike (6) Reply
    Pure lies in those numbers just to keep their agenda curfew
  • ... (24/08/2021, 16:26) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
    But yall stop testing and contact tracing since the mass breakout, these numbers are now baseless. As its only the few that actually come and check on their selves and you record that ... soo the inaccuracy is real !
  • Realistic (24/08/2021, 16:26) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
    Let's be realistic you think any one of us or the government really knows how many cases are in the territory. They can only give statistics on what they actually have. Let us all do our part to curb the spread of covid.
  • Small minded people (24/08/2021, 17:42) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Most of the Caribbean countries going on bad against this waste CURFEW and Vaccine and we here taking death. Wellsah
  • Wait what (24/08/2021, 20:32) Like (5) Dislike (11) Reply
    we now know the test is fake and does not work. . . come on man, this is just the flu with a huge fear reaction when pneumonia sets in. . . there is no covid19, it is the flu, nothing more, relax people. Reject the lie, to turn you into a lab rat, full of graphene oxide, that will make you a magnetic nano particle receiver. Propaganda is all they are putting on us. This is all a psyop. Pay attention.
    • @Wait what (24/08/2021, 21:36) Like (8) Dislike (4) Reply
      I think your tin foil hat might be on a bit tight... You seem to babbling some unmitigated s**t.
    • @Wait what (25/08/2021, 07:59) Like (3) Dislike (7) Reply
      You need to continue praising god that you did not catch this virus... all those thousand persons who died including 37 from BVI was because of the flu??? Are all the hospitals and labs around the world lying????
  • gkwdkcdka (24/08/2021, 21:55) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
  • Just saying (25/08/2021, 04:43) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    Whatever numbers you get the actual cases is higher because that is only statistics of those who are tested. There many more out there with mild form of the virus or are asymptomatic that have not gone in for testing. So if you want to keep safe just keep telling your self there is about twice that amount still in the BVI and stop the propaganda S---t. This is a real disease.
    • The bum (25/08/2021, 11:20) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      As numbers go down from 1500 but no new cases bvi on regular curfew ironically country said to open up next week all of a sudden 9 new cases. Am I not seeing something here.
      • the rock (26/08/2021, 05:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Majority of other countries are shutting down why the heck we are opening up?
  • The bum (25/08/2021, 11:09) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Suddenly 9 new cases when the country supposedly is to open fully next week and also all those cases we had dropped without no new cases and many taking the vaccine but strangely now not 3 weeks ago we got 9 new cases. I think some people are going to to far with belittling people intelligence and there's a backlash that comes from that.
  • I am TRANSVACCINATED (26/08/2021, 11:21) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    I am not actually "vaccinated", But I identify as someone who is "vaccinated". That's my right don't debate me.

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