The V.I. Department of Health will conduct free COVID-19 tests for St. John residents on Wednesday afternoons starting Jan. 13.
For artists in the Virgin Islands and around the world, The COVID-19 pandemic has robbed artists and performers of their audiences and the chance to earn a livelihood. The St. John School of the Arts is finding ways to adapt to the limitations.
The Virgin Islands Department of Health is actively monitoring new COVID-19 variants that are being detected around the globe, including in the United States, the department reported Tuesday in a news release.
Members of the 34th Legislature took their oaths of office in an outdoor ceremony on Monday, with Sen. Donna Frett-Gregory as the new Senate president.
Reporter Sian Cobb got a text that the Health Department was providing free COVID-19 testing Friday afternoon on St. Thomas. It sent the intrepid reporter and her nose for news to an appointment with a nasal swab.
A 19-year-old St. Thomian, identified as Joseph Santana of Sugar Estate, died early on Sunday when the car he was driving struck a utility pole and burst into flames. The accident also knocked out power islandwide.
As I sat glued to live coverage of Wednesday’s outrageous acts of insurrection in Washington, D.C., I saw one chilling moment during which a journalist was being held by police, an image that will be a recurring nightmare until the day I die.
Demand for the new COVID-19 vaccines is strong and outstrips available supply in the territory, but as new shipments come in, more and more Virgin Islanders will get a chance to get immunized.
Due to travel and gatherings for the holidays, the last two days have turned up 50 new COVID-19 cases in the territory, prompting Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. to ask residents on Thursday to prepare for a new surge over the next two weeks.
The shift to a Democratic-led Senate after the election of Rev. Raphael Warnock and John Ossoff in Georgia this week could lead to additional stimulus funds for Virgin Islanders, complementing the $600 already signed into law, according to Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.