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Halloween: Be Safe, Be Aware of Mainland COVID Surge, Officials Say

With Halloween less than a week away, USVI health officials said that safety should be a top priority, especially in the wake of a “third wave” of COVID positive cases on the mainland.
The Alexander Farrelly Criminal Justice Complex in St. Thomas is a source of concern following recent allegations of corrections officers asleep on the job. (File photo)

Health Department Lifts St. Thomas Jail Quarantine

The Department of Health formally lifted the public health quarantine at the St. Thomas jail last week, according to a release from the Bureau of Corrections. 

Encarnacion Urges Residents to Get Flu Shot, Avoid Non-Essential Travel

With flu season around the corner, the Department of Health has published its influenza vaccine schedule, which Commissioner Justa Encarnacion said Monday could also help residents better fight other viruses.

Health Commissioner Urges V.I. to Avoid Non-Essential Travel

Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion urged Virgin Islanders to avoid non-essential travel amid concerns of an increase in COVID-19 cases in the U.S. mainland.

COVID-19 Task Force Members Recount 8-Month Battle Against Virus

The Press Box took a team approach on Thursday as the virtual town hall featured some of the many government officials who have worked to keep the territory functioning and safe amid the worst global pandemic in more than 100 years.

COVID-19 Cases Continue in a Slow Trickle

New confirmed COVID-19 infections continue to trickle in, but the curve remains low and flat, indicating social distancing measures are continuing to work when everyone cooperates.

DOH Announces Plans to Retest for False Positives in COVID-19 Tests

In recent weeks, there have been increasing reports of false positives nationally and locally for SARS-CoV-2 antigen tests, used to test for the virus that causes COVID-19.

USVI Registers its 20th Death from COVID-19

The V.I. Department of Health announced Sunday that the territory has suffered its 20th death from COVID-19. The deceased was a 57-year-old male on St. Thomas.

With Virtual Classrooms Not Reaching All Students, Education Responds to Questions

Now that the fall semester has begun, Virgin Islands students, parents and educators are faced with the challenging realities of distance learning, not least of all that laptops designated for each of the territory's students have not reached everyone.

New V.I. COVID Cases Trickle In, Keeping Curve Flat

New confirmed COVID-19 infections continue to trickle in, but the curve remains low and flat, indicating social distancing measures are continuing to work when everyone cooperates.

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