An 89-year old St. Croix man has died of COVID-19, bringing the territory’s confirmed total to 105 as of Feb. 9, according to the Department of Health. The last death was two days ago, when a 68-year-old St. Thomas woman died.
The Health Department continues to work to slow the spread of COVID-19 by encouraging the community to continue practicing social distancing, wearing a mask when in the company of others outside of those in your household, cleaning frequently used areas thoroughly, and washing your hands often with soap and warm water.
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine can prevent severe illness and death. To schedule an
appointment, call (340) 777-8227 or visit covid19usvi.com/vaccines. Walk-ins are also accepted at Community Vaccination Centers.
Vaccinations are free and available across the territory.
St. Croix’s Community Vaccination Center is located at the Nissan Center on St. Croix, which is in La Grande Princesse, adjacent to the Honda Dealership and The Paint Shop, on the same side of the street as Food Town.
On St. Thomas, the Community Vaccination Center is located at the Community Health Clinic on the 2nd floor at the Schneider Regional Medical Center.
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.