Department of Health Confirms Territory’s 26th COVID Death

 

After further investigating the cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the V.I. Department of Health confirmed the territory’s 26th death related to COVID-19 on Thursday. The deceased is a 55-year-old female on St. Croix.

Health continues to work to slow the spread of COVID-19 and asks the public to continue to follow these precautionary measures: stay at home, practice social distancing, wear a mask when in the company of others outside of your household, clean frequently used areas thoroughly and wash your hands often with soap and warm water.

To report a suspected case of COVID-19, please call 340-712-6299 or 340-776-1519. In the case of a medical emergency, call 911. For more information, visit covid19usvi.com. For COVID-19 updates, text COVID19USVI to 888777.