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62 Percent of Virgin Islanders Have Been Fully Vaccinated Against Covid-19, Governor Bryan Will Say…

Ernice Gilbert | January 24, 2022

Governor Albert Bryan will say tonight during his State of the Territory Address that 62 percent of Virgin Islanders have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, a result of the 2020 Census that revealed the territory's total population had dropped to 87,146, representing a decrease of 18.1 percent from the 2010 Census of 106,405. Before the 2020 USVI Census was released, the territory's Covid-19 vaccination rate was calculated using 2010 Census data that showed the territory's population at 106,405. This resulted in a vaccination rate that was stalled below half of the eligible USVI population. "As of January 1, 54,175 Virgin Islanders had been fully vaccinated. According to the 2020 census data, that is approximately 62 percent of our total population," Mr. Bryan will say tonight, according to a copy of the address obtained by the Consortium.…

97th Covid-Related Death in USVI Announced

Staff Consortium | January 24, 2022

The V.I. Dept. of Health on Monday announced the 97th death related to Covid-19 in the U.S. Virgin Islands.…

Omicron Wave Subsiding as Cases Continue to Decrease…

Ernice Gilbert | January 24, 2022

The Omicron wave of Covid-19 that affected the U.S. Virgin Islands earlier this month when active cases…

Jeffrey Rinker No Longer CEO of Limetree Bay Refinery…

Ernice Gilbert | January 22, 2022

After spending one year and three months as CEO of Limetree Bay Refinery and Limetree Bay Terminals,…

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Latest Covid-19 Update: Active Infections Top 2,000

Staff Consortium | January 14, 2022

The V.I. Dept. of Health's Thursday Covid-19 data revealed an edging up of active cases. According to the department, cases increased to 2,169 from Wednesday's 1,960, a difference of 209 active infe...

Latest USVI Covid-19 Data Show Infections Leveling Off

Staff Consortium | January 13, 2022

The V.I. Dept. of Health reported only 78 new Covid-19 infections Wednesday, a sign that cases continue to level off following the massive decrease in active infections reported Tuesday when well over...

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