The COVID-19 death toll in the BVI is still rising.
At 5 pm on Sunday, July 18, the Ministry of Health confirmed three more COVID-related deaths; bringing the total number of deaths in the territory to 17.
The latest deceased persons are three men; ages 45, 49, and 39 — all of whom died on Saturday at the Dr D Orlando Smith Hospital.
Meanwhile, as of July 15th, confirmed active cases had fallen to 1,596 due to recoveries.
“We will spare no cost, no effort or no time to get whatever we need to stabilise this condition and return to the Virgin Islands that we know, the Virgin Islands that we love,” Health Minister Carvin Malone has said.
He further committed to continue to do all that is in his power, no matter the challenge, to get the BVI safely out of this sphere.
Reduce your risk of contracting COVID by washing and/or sanitising your hands for at least 20 seconds, wearing masks properly, physically distancing (greater than three feet) and covering coughs and sneezes regardless of your vaccination status.
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