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Bryan Seeks 60-Day Extension to State of Emergency Declaration

Staff Consortium | August 06, 2020

Governor Albert Bryan on Tuesday sent a request to the 33rd Legislature asking for an extension to the current State of Emergency Order, which currently is in effect until Monday, August 10, Government House has announced.  The governor is requesting an extension for the order to October 9. “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reported that as of August 3, 2020, the Coronavirus Disease, the sever acute respiratory illness that can spread among humans through respiratory transmission and presents itself with symptoms similar to those of influenza, has sickened more than 4,649,102 people and killed over 154,471 in the U.S. alone,” Mr. Bryan wrote in his transmittal letter to Senate President Novelle Francis Jr.  “Because the USVI is a travel destination it is not immune to COVID-19 and will remain at risk as long as it remains…

9th Covid-19 Death Reported in USVI, With Latest Fatality…

Ernice Gilbert | August 05, 2020

The V.I. Department of Health reported its 9th Covid-19 related death this evening. The department did…

At Least 74 New Coronavirus Cases Reported in USVI…

Staff Consortium | August 05, 2020

Coronavirus cases in the U.S. Virgin Islands continue to grow, with Dept. of Health officials on Monday…

Bryan Eyes New Strategy in Covid-19 Battle: Keep USVI…

Ernice Gilbert | August 05, 2020

Governor Albert Bryan will most likely keep the U.S. Virgin Islands open for the foreseeable future…

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Dept. of Health Reports 8th Coronavirus Death

Staff Consortium | July 29, 2020

The V.I. Dept. of Health has reported the 8th Covid-19 death in the territory, with the latest fatality occurring in St. Thomas. The number of deaths are now split equally per district: 4 in St. Thoma...

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