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Due to travel and gatherings for the holidays, the last two days have turned up 50 new COVID-19 cases in the territory, prompting Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. to ask residents on Thursday to prepare for a new surge over the next two weeks.
Art Thursday will kick off its third season on Nov. 19 as an all-day event, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. galleries and jewelers are welcoming the return of this third-Thursday-of-the-month venue, which has been a pillar in downtown Christiansted.
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 governor is considering new COVID-19 restrictions to take effect on Monday as officials struggle to get community spread of the virus under control amid the territory’s second Stay at Home order since March.
Virgin Islanders, like people all over the world, are feeling their way through the COVID-19 pandemic, dealing with this new illness.
Finding the balance between reviving the economy and public safety is a delicate one, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. said in a recent interview with the Source.
There’s no question that the territory is in the “throes” of a COVID-19 surge, according to Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., who said Monday that while the overall positivity rate is going down, residents still need to fully comply with public safety guidelines.
With a total positive COVID-19 count of 98 as of Thursday evening, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. announced new restrictions on beaches starting Friday and at bars effective immediately.
Although the number of active COVID-19 cases in the territory continues to grow, the University of the Virgin Islands announced Tuesday it will reopen for the fall semester.
Governor Bryan, please continue with your practical and admirable approach to this terrible threat. Make good on your promise. Close the bars.
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