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1559 active COVID cases, 31 hospitalised in VI

1559 active COVID cases, 31 hospitalised in VI

The Virgin Islands now has 1559 active cases of COVID-19, 31 of which have been hospitalised, according to the latest update by the Government on July 14, 2021.

There have also been 6 COVID-19 related deaths, although the Territory's Epidemiological Summary as of 9:00pm on July 14, 2021, stated there were only 4 deaths.

Two persons passed away due to the virus at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital on Wednesday and this information was confirmed in a Government Information Service (GIS) press release.

"The Ministry of Health and Social Development is confirming the passing of one more person overnight and one today, bringing the total number of COVID-related deaths to six.

"The deceased are a 48-year-old male and a 75-year-old female who were all patients at the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital at the time of their passing," the GIS press release yesterday afternoon, July 14, 2021, stated.

30 of the 31 persons hospitalised with COVID-19 are unvaccinated, according to the Territory's Epidemiological Summary.


30 hospitalised are unvaccinated


Meanwhile, of the 1559 active cases of COVID-19, 31 persons are hospitalised at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital.

30 of the persons hospitalised are unvaccinated, according to the Territory's Epidemiological Summary.

Health officials have repeatedly stated that while vaccinated persons can still contract COVID-19 they are less likely to become seriously ill.

10, 113 persons have now taken both doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine while 13, 999 have taken a first dose.

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