Department of Health Confirms the Eighty-Fifth Death Related to COVID-19

St. Croix, US Virgin Islands — After further investigating the cause of death and ensuring
notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health is saddened to confirm the territory’s eighty-fifth death related to COVID-19. The deceased is a 96-year-old male on St. Croix.

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

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine can prevent severe illness and death. To schedule an
appointment, please call (340) 777-8227 or visit covid19usvi.com/vaccines. Walk-ins are also accepted at our Community Vaccination Centers.

St. Croix’s Community Vaccination Center is located at the Nissan Center on St. Croix, which is in La Grande Princesse, adjacent to the Honda Dealership and The Paint Shop, on the same side of the street as Food Town.