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DLCA and Oriental Bank Operations in St. Thomas Affected by Positive Covid-19 Cases

Staff Consortium | August 05, 2021

As the Delta variant of Covid-19 ricochets through the USVI, both public and private entities are being impacted, leading to operation interruptions. The Dept. of Licensing and Consumer Affairs said its St. Thomas office would closed effective Wednesday "to allow for sanitization and deep cleaning of the facility." DLCA did not reveal how many employees in the St. Thomas office had tested positive for the virus. The department advised the public to contact its St. Croix or St. John offices at 340.713.3522 or 340.713.6900 for assistance. "You may also use our online website to apply for a new/renewal business license or file a consumer complaint at www.dlca.vi.gov," DLCA said. In the private sector, Oriental Bank issued a release Wednesday announcing that its Altona branch in St. Thomas would close "until further notice" after an employee…

Inmate Population in VI With Covid-19 Climbs to 7;…

Ernice Gilbert | August 05, 2021

The Bureau of Corrections told the Consortium Wednesday that seven inmates have now tested positive…

V.I. Dept. of Health Confirms 40th Covid-19 Related…

Staff Consortium | August 04, 2021

The V.I. Dept. of Health confirmed Wednesday the 40th person to die of Covid-related causes in the territory,…

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Staff Consortium | August 04, 2021

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37th Virgin Islander Dies From Covid-19

Staff Consortium | July 30, 2021

The V.I. Dept. of Health has confirmed the 37th Covid-19 related death in the territory, bringing to five the number of individuals who have died from causes related to the virus in two weeks. "After...

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