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VI records 25 more COVID-19 cases from last week– Dr Georges

Acting CMO Dr Ronald E. Georges, while giving an update on the COVID-19 situation at an emergency meeting for the transportation for hire industry at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College in Paraquita Bay on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, said there have been 25 new COVID-19 cases in the territory since the last update on August 26 2021. Photo: Facebook
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- There have been 25 new COVID-19 cases in the territory since the last update on August 26 2021.

Acting CMO Dr Ronald E. Georges made this disclosure while giving an update on the COVID-19 situation at an emergency meeting for the transportation for hire industry at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College in Paraquita Bay on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.

“Currently, to date, we have 50 active cases, so last week we had 25 and the numbers are picking back up.”

He said the Virgin Islands has recorded a total of 2,610 positive cases, and “We continue to see positive cases coming in and so that is also from the persons who have entered the country and are screened.”

A few weeks ago, the territory recorded its peak in COVID-19 cases when the numbers stood at just over 1,600.

The number of COVID-19 related deaths remains at 37.

20 Responses to “VI records 25 more COVID-19 cases from last week– Dr Georges”

  • Vaccinated (01/09/2021, 08:53) Like (5) Dislike (8) Reply
    Are these cases coming from or via USVI?
  • one (01/09/2021, 09:07) Like (16) Dislike (23) Reply
    And still the government saying school must reopen
    • I'm TRANSVACCINATED (01/09/2021, 10:03) Like (34) Dislike (3) Reply
      Life must go on.
    • ..... (02/09/2021, 07:21) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      We know the ships WILL be back that's already a signed deal but do remember some of these same taxi drivers run ship then shoot across and pick up school kids to transport home. DO KEEP that in mind..NEED BUSES JUST FOR SCHOOL
  • Jack I tell yo (01/09/2021, 09:27) Like (7) Dislike (6) Reply
    and basketball resuming
    • I'm TRANSVACCINATED (01/09/2021, 10:05) Like (5) Dislike (7) Reply
      Not needed but adhering to social distancing and mask policy should ease concerns.
      • @transvax (01/09/2021, 14:07) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
        It’s definately needed!
        And all you double vax’d (I’m one) schmoes out there who are not wearing your mask, or not wearing appropriate masks (that means YOU, Gator wearers!) GET A CLUE... we can still become infected and we can still be contagious, even while being protected from serious illness by our vaccines. But we need to continue to mask up correctly, to avoid being a link in the infection chain, to avoid being infected and possibly spreading it to others. This is a Public Health initiative!
  • tricks (01/09/2021, 09:28) Like (57) Dislike (9) Reply
    We are always getting a spike whenever the vaccines about to expire
    • Have a heart (01/09/2021, 21:52) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      Tell that to the families of the 37.
    • The bum (02/09/2021, 17:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Or whenever the date to drop the curfew is coming up cases start going up these people who think they are in charge need to stop playing with people's intelligence because real problems will evolve in bvi.
  • dropping the ball (01/09/2021, 09:48) Like (32) Dislike (4) Reply
    That's because of all those funeral which should have been restricted to immediate family members only. That's is no surprise, given what I have witnessed lately, for instance there was a funeral in East End, with a large crowd gathering eating and drinking after the funeral, no mask.
    • @dropping the ball (01/09/2021, 11:15) Like (21) Dislike (3) Reply

      You are so right, I saw it too in East. Such a gathering after the funeral. Even Mi**0f H*** was up on the porch in that rather large gathering. When i saw that I said look out. Give them 2 weeks and you will hear.... and HERE WE ARE AGAIN WITH THE STORY.

      • East end gyal (01/09/2021, 13:57) Like (18) Dislike (8) Reply
        You guys are commenting on that because it was close to the road and you can see. I am family and I was not there but most of them there were family and live here so it is there choice. However, to point out such when there were many others I just since hate. I see so many private parties happening at villas and other places but you picked on one funeral....East End.

        We all have to live with this and follow protocols.
  • soooo (01/09/2021, 10:30) Like (32) Dislike (10) Reply
    How are we keeping queen show and prince and princess again....... Yall searching and reaching for ways to keep people locked down for life so here we go with the narrative again..........
  • Boss. Get a positive message. (01/09/2021, 14:23) Like (21) Dislike (0) Reply
    Covid is here to stay.. We have to practice to co-exist..We have to create that balance of safety and the economy, tell us about that...We need the Cruise Ships tell us how we can do it safely, you are the doctor, give us a positive message on the way forward,..Covid aint going no where soon...
  • Local (01/09/2021, 15:41) Like (19) Dislike (1) Reply
    Coi coming up so the case them riseng
  • Stop It (01/09/2021, 19:31) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Minister of health and Dr. George one of your biggest outbreak it’s coming right out of the hospital u all need to go clean from the fifth to the fort to the tour to the second to the ground to the cafeteria to the kitchen u f up ppl life and the ppl them That test positive out of the hospital off Have the one shot and fully vaccinated and some if them is hospital workers
  • ok (01/09/2021, 21:24) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    once the curfew times extends the numbers go up some folks goes out and enjoy themselves @ the expense of others. people going clubbing going to drink so one will not wear the mask under drinking conditions....every one have the right to decide there own destiny but when the fu(& u do affect others you need to pull-up !!!!
  • the rock (02/09/2021, 05:16) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Pass the bar going up to bellvue Tuesday night large crowd many without mask, bvi we got to do better
  • WHENEVER (02/09/2021, 21:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

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