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Bryan May Announce New Restrictions As St. Thomas COVID-19 Cases Explode

In the wake of a 78 percent one-week jump in St. Thomas COVID-19 cases, Gov. Bryan is holding a press conference at 1 p.m. Thursday where new restrictions are expected.

In just the past week, since Wed. Aug. 5, the number of confirmed positive cases in the USVI has jumped 36 percent, from 501 to 682. But St. Thomas has seen a massive 78 percent jump in one week, from 194 confirmed cases on Aug. 5 to 346 confirmed cases as of Thursday morning.

Since Tuesday evening, the territory has recorded 43 new positive cases, including 20 at the St. Thomas jail and another 16 at the Queen Louise senior assisted living facility on St. Thomas.

The press conference will be broadcast on the government access cable channel and the V.I. government Facebook page.

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Editor’s note: This has been corrected to reflect there were 16 cases reported at Queen Louise Home. None were reported at Lucinda Millin Home.

COVID-19 cases surged 78 percent in one week on St. Thomas.(Source: V.I. Department of Health)
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Mid-Morning Havensight Robbery Being Investigated, No Deaths Reported

A daring mid-morning robbery attempt at Havensight Mall on St. Thomas has left two injured. As of 1.45 p.m., V.I. Police confirmed that both are in surgery at the Schneider Regional Medical Center.

The mall has been shut down, and the area around the store, Glitters, has been blocked off to traffic and yellow taped. More than a dozen units flew to the scene in response around 10:45 a.m. and are still on scene. As of around 12 p.m., patrons were being questioned.

According to police, three male suspects arrived in a dark-colored vehicle and entered the store. During the attempted robbery, a security officer and female customer were shot as gunfire was exchanged between the security guard the suspects. The security guard was shot in the stomach, and the female was shot in the chest.

Police said they have recovered the getaway vehicle in the Havensight area. The Source will provide more details as they become available. stthomassource.com/content/2021/12/04/mid-morning-havensight-robbery-being-investigated-no-deaths...
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Mid-Morning Havensight Robbery Being Investigated, No Deaths Reported

A daring mid-morning robbery attempt at Havensight Mall on St. Thomas has left two injured. As of 1.45 p.m., V.I. Police confirmed that both are in surgery at the Schneider Regional Medical Center.

The mall has been shut down, and the area around the store, Glitters, has been blocked off to traffic and yellow taped. More than a dozen units flew to the scene in response around 10:45 a.m. and are still on scene. As of around 12 p.m., patrons were being questioned.

According to police, three male suspects arrived in a dark-colored vehicle and entered the store. During the attempted robbery, a security officer and female customer were shot as gunfire was exchanged between the security guard the suspects. The security guard was shot in the stomach, and the female was shot in the chest.

Police said they have recovered the getaway vehicle in the Havensight area. The Source will provide more details as they become available. https://stthomassource.com/content/2021/12/04/mid-morning-havensight-robbery-being-investigated-no-deaths-reported/

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Praying for the injured in this violent encounter on St.Thomas, in Jesus's name, may God heal them completely. May they find forgiveness those who trespassed against them. Amen.

Praying for a speedy recovery ❤️‍🩹

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What store in havensight?

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