The number of active case in the British Virgin Islands has climbed to 38, Health Minister Carvin Malone has announced.
Speaking in the House of Assembly Thursday night, Malone said 25 of those active cases are on the main island of Tortola, two are on Virgin Gorda, one is on Anegada, and another 10 are isolated on vessels.
All 38 cases are asymptomatic.
Meanwhile, the epidemiological summary of these cases indicates that 22 of them are travellers who were discovered on Day 0 of entry into the territory.
Eight were found to be carriers of the virus on Day 4 after entering the territory while four were identified through what the Ministry of Health has described as “travel screening”. One of the cases was also identified as “crew” while the remaining three COVID patients are said to be local cases.
Health Minister Carvin Malone said no community spread has been identified among these latest positive cases. The total number of cases recorded in the territory to date now stands at 248.
As for the number of vaccinations, the total vaccines administered as of May 13 is 14,801.
Of that number, 11,036 persons have received their first dose while 3,765 have now gotten their second jab.
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