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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.
With five new COVID-19 cases reported in the territory, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. pleaded with residents on Monday to wear masks and practice social distancing.
Residents uncomfortable wearing a mask should think about how it feels to be on a ventilator, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said Monday as he described encounters with residents who were not maintaining public health guidelines.
The Virgin Islands may see its first floating hotel operation in the harbor of St. Thomas courtesy of Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line CEO Oneil Khosa, who has offered to temporarily supply a ship to help boost tourism after the COVID-19 pandemic dies down.
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