Territory Records 109th COVID-19-Related Death

On Monday, Feb. 22, the territory recorded its 109th COVID-19-related death, a 52-year-old male on St. Thomas. Health Commissioner Encarnacion would like to share condolences from the entire Department of Health to the family of the deceased.

The DOH strongly encourages the community to continue to help stop the spread of the virus by practicing social distancing, wearing 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.

According to health officials, getting the COVID-19 vaccine can prevent severe illness and death. To schedule an appointment for a vaccine, 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.

On St. Thomas, the Community Vaccination Center is located at the Community Health Clinic on the 2nd floor at the Schneider Regional Medical Center.

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