VI Department of Health Confirm Plans to Continue Tracking COVID Cases Post Emergency Response

The VI Department of Health reported a slight uptick in the Territory’s active COVID cases with a positivity rate of 3.3 percent. There are a total of 10 active cases territory-wide; 6 on St. Croix, 4 on St. Thomas and 0 on St. John. The department is also reporting the recent loss a 62-year-old St. Thomas woman due to COVID, bringing the number of deaths to 131.

The department encourages the community to become vaccinated and boosted against COVID while supplies are available.

Active COVID Cases Remain in the Single Digits as the US Nears the End of the Public Health Emergency

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health, today, is reporting that the number of COVID cases remains in the single digits, with the positivity rate holding at 2.4 percent.

"Thank you to those of you who have taken the COVID-19 vaccine and boosters," VI Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion said. "Today we have a total of 7 (seven) active cases territory-wide (7 on St. Croix, 0 on St. Thomas and 0 on St. John). Last week our Epi report indicated 8 active COVID cases."