A 75-year-old St. Thomas man has died from COVID-19, becoming the territory’s 91st confirmed COVID-19 death, according to the Department of Health.
The department continues to work to slow the spread of COVID-19 and asks residents to continue to follow preventive measures by practicing social distancing, wearing a mask when in the company of others outside of those in your household, cleaning frequently used areas thoroughly, and washing your hands often with soap and warm water.
The Department of Health encourages people to get the COVID-19 vaccine to 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 Community Vaccination Centers.
St. Croix’s Community Vaccination Center is located at the Nissan Center 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 second 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.