St. Croix, US Virgin Islands — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and nineteenth (119) death related to COVID-19. The deceased is a 94-year-old female on St. Croix. The Department of Health extends condolences to the family and friends of our latest COVID-19 related fatality.
US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) announces that COVID19 samples forwarded to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for routine COVID-19 sequencing have identified the presence of the COVID-19 Omicron BA.4 subvariant in the Territory. Preliminary reports also indicate the presence of the BA.5 subvariant, which the VIDOH will confirm when conclusive data is available.
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and eighteenth (118) death related to COVID-19. The deceased is a 75-year-old male on St. Croix.
US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) advises the public that as of this Wednesday, June 22, 2022, drive through testing will be discontinued on Wednesdays on St. Thomas. Testing next week will take place on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Schneider Regional Medical Center loading dock. The new testing schedule will allow for routine once-a-week testing and vaccine services on the island of St. John on Wednesdays.
US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) advises the public that starting Tuesday, June 21, 2022, anyone visiting the Community Health Clinic adjacent to the Schneider Regional Medical Center is now required to enter the building through the first floor, main lobby entrance. This requirement pertains to everyone seeking appointments for COVID-19 vaccines or visits with any other Community Health service.
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and sixteenth (116) and one hundred and seventeenth (117) deaths related to COVID-19. The deceased are an 87-year-old female on St. Thomas and an 87-year-old male on St. Croix.
US Virgin Islands — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and fifteenth (115th) death related to COVID-19. The deceased is an 82-year-old female on St. Thomas. Commissioner Encarnacion would like to share condolences from the entire Department of Health to the family of the deceased.
US Virgin Islands — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and fourteenth (114th) death related to COVID-19. The deceased is an 87-year-old male on St. Thomas. Commissioner Encarnacion would like to share condolences from the entire Department of Health to the family of the deceased.
US Virgin Islands — Tai Hunte-Ceasar, MD, MSPH, Territorial Medical Director has issued the follow workplace guidance as the territory transitions to endemicity with COVID-19 disease. This is a term that means there may always be some level of COVID-19 circulating within the community. The Department is now aligned with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for precautionary recommendations for isolation and quarantine after COVID-19 infection or exposure.
US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) DOH would like to inform the community that it is working collaboratively with the VI Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) to compare results from wastewater testing that has been ongoing at the VIWMA wastewater facilities since February 2021 to DOH human surveillance data. Both surveillance platforms confirm there is a COVID-19 surge.