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 seventy-ninth and eightieth deaths related to COVID-19. The deceased are a 91-yearold male on St. Thomas and a 79-year-old female on St. Croix. T
U.S. Virgin Islands, October 15, 2021 – Any entity planning to conduct an event for Halloween must submit a Special Event Request Form no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 22nd to the Department of Health’s mitigation team for review and approval. Considering the rapidly approaching date of this year’s Halloween recognition the Department of Health has made an exception to its mandatory two-week advance submission requirement.
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands — The Department of Health advised the public that the COVID19 Hotlines have returned to operational status. The technical difficulties experienced with Viya telephone equipment over the past two days have been corrected allowing the two COVID-19 Hotlines, 340-712-6299 on St. Croix and 340-776-1519 on St. Thomas to resume normal services to the public.   The Department wishes to thank the public for their patience and understanding while repairs were completed.  
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 seventy-seventh and seventy-eighth deaths related to COVID-19. The deceased are a 78-year-old male and a 39-year-old male. Both deaths were on St. Croix.
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 seventy-sixth death related to COVID-19. The deceased is a 59-year-old female on St. Croix.
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands — Technical difficulties with Viya telephone equipment have rendered the two COVID-19 Hotlines, 340-712-6299 on St. Croix and 340-776-1519 on St. Thomas temporarily non-functional. 
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 seventy-fourth death related to COVID-19. The deceased is a 59-year-old female on St. Thomas.
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 seventy-fifth death related to COVID-19. The deceased is a 37-year-old male on St. Croix.
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 seventy-third death related to COVID-19. The deceased is a 78-year-old female on St. Croix.
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health announces that Community Vaccination Centers on St. Croix and St. Thomas will be closed on October 11, 2021 in observance of Virgin Islands-Puerto Rico Friendship Day. Normal hours of operation resume on October 12, 2021. On October 18th, the CVC on STX will operate from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on October 22nd, the CVC on STT will operate from 8 a.m. 2 p.m. This temporary change in hours of operation will allow staff to attend a mandatory training to better serve the community.