77.7 F
Cruz Bay
Friday, May 7, 2021
Home News Local news Department of Health Reports Territory's 25th COVID Death

Department of Health Reports Territory’s 25th COVID Death

 

After further investigating the cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the V.I. Department of Health reported via press release on Wednesday the territory’s 25th death related to COVID-19. The deceased is a 76-year-old male on St. Croix.

The department continues to work to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to the press release. Health urges these precautionary measures: stay at home, practice social distancing, wear a mask when in the company of others outside of those in your household, clean frequently used areas thoroughly and wash your hands often with soap and warm water.

To report a suspected case of COVID-19, please call 340-712-6299 or 340-776-1519. If you have a medical emergency, call 911. For more information, visit covid19usvi.com. For COVID-19 updates, text COVID19USVI to 888777.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Advertising (skip)
Advertising (skip)




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.



JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

STAY CONNECTED

20,727FansLike
4,124FollowersFollow

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
Load more
Print Friendly, PDF & Email