The V.I. Department of Health reported Wednesday one case of the novel coronavirus in the U.S. Virgin Islands Wednesday, further indication that the lockdown measures implemented are working. According to the department's latest data, between Tuesday and Wednesday 295 people were tested.
The sole case was reported on St. Thomas.
D.O.H. said 1,010 people have recovered from the virus, while 119 were active: 96 on St. Thomas, 17 on St. Croix and 6 on St. John. Fifteen people have died as a result of the virus.
Governor Albert Bryan has extended to Sept. 8 a Stay-at-Home that was scheduled to expire Monday. The order calls for the closure of non-essential businesses, beaches on weekends from 12 noon, and the halting of most lodging reservations to the USVI, among other directives.