The Virgin Islands has registered its 5th COVID-19 related death.
According to reports reaching our newsroom this morning, July 14, 2021, the individual passed away last night at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital.
The deceased is said to be from Virgin Gorda and worked in the telecommunications sector.
Our newsroom has chosen to withhold the name of the person until we are satisfied family members have been notified.
Virgin Islands News Online extends sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased.
Only yesterday, July 13, 2021, a female succumbed to COVID
-19 at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital.