Coronavirus infections continue to rise in the U.S. Virgin Islands, with the V.I. Dept. of Health reporting 26 new cases Tuesday night — 16 on St. Croix, 8 on St. Thomas and 2 in St. John.
According to D.O.H.'s latest infographic, St. Thomas has 117 test results pending, followed by St. Croix with 81, and St. John with 1 pending case for a total of 199 territory-wide.
Total confirmed cases stood at 243 as of Tuesday night, with 125 active cases — 95 on St. Croix, 25 on St. Thomas and 5 in St. John. So far 112 individuals have recovered, D.O.H. said.
Territory-wide 5,079 tests have been performed, with 4,637 returning negative.
D.O.H. said 1 case on St. Croix was transmitted through community spread, two through close contact, one through travel and 12 were under investigation. All 8 St. Thomas cases were under investigation as of Tuesday evening, and the latest two cases in St. John being transmitted via community spread.