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COVID Positive Queen Louise Residents Back Home

After a few days at Schneider Regional Medical Center, the 11 residents of the Queen Louise Home for the Aged who tested positive for COVID-19 are back at home, recovering and quarantining in place, while the uninfected minority are being housed elsewhere.

UVI RTPark Has 10 New Tax-Break Recipients

The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park announced Monday it has contracted 10 new companies to give tax breaks to, in exchange for some cooperation and work with UVI.

USVI COVID-19 Cases Spike Again For Second Worst Day So Far

The number of Virgin Islanders who tested positive for COVID-19 saw a one-day spike of 61 cases. A full 50 of those were on St. Thomas, continuing and worsening the outbreak there. The other 11 were on St. Croix.

Bending the Curve? COVID-19 Cases Might Be Dipping But Too Soon to Tell

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. instituted new restrictions on hotels, bars and beaches and sent non-essential workers home, to try to stem a rising number of COVID-19 cases. So how bad is it? Will it get much worse?

Dozen Queen Louise Residents Getting COVID-19 Treatment at Schneider

Schneider Regional Medical Center extended a helping hand by agreeing to accept 12 critically ill, elderly patients, who tested positive for COVID-19 and need advanced levels of care, according to a release from the hospital.

Bryan Imposes 2 Week Partial Shutdown To Try to Slow STT COVID-19 Explosion

All nonessential businesses are ordered closed starting 6 a.m. Monday. V.I. hotels are ordered to stop taking recreational reservations immediately and only take reservations for emergency personnel and government travel. Beaches, restaurants and businesses all affected.

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 to be announced.
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)

20 Infected With COVID-19 at St. Thomas Jail – None Yet at STX Jail

Twenty people recently tested positive for COVID-19 at the Alexander A. Farrelly Criminal Complex or St. Thomas jail, according to the Bureau of Corrections. The St. Croix jail has not had a confirmed case but has not had everyone tested. 

Senate Extends USVI’s State of Emergency

The Legislature on Monday approved Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.'s request to extend the COVID-19 state of emergency through October, during a special session.

Rumors of COVID Closings Dismissed at Press Conference

Discussions between Government House and businesses gaming out potential options fed inaccurate rumors of COVID closures over the weekend.

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