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Two more test positive positive for COVID-19! Total recorded cases now at 11

Two more persons in the British Virgin Islands have tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19.

This brings the total overall number of persons who have tested positive in the BVI to 11. Two are active, eight have fully recovered, and one died.

Health Minister Carvin Malone said in a national broadcast moments ago that these two new cases are imported.

“Please note that both patients had recently returned to the territory, quarantined, and in accordance with the established health protocols, were tested at the end of their 14-day quarantine period,” he stated

The minister said both persons are exhibiting mild symptoms and will remain in isolation while being monitored, treated, and retested until recovered.

“This is another instance where our investments in various border control measures are surviving the intended purpose of detected reported cases and containing them in ways that limit the possibility of person-to-person transmission of the virus throughout the territory,” the minister stated.

In the meantime, Malone also announced that a total of 1,890 persons have been tested in the territory so far and six of the results from those tests are pending.

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  1. No nonsense says:

    If you look for it you will get it!! Leave well alone. What are we going to do when the weather gets COOLER. No government looking me down and restricting my movements if I did not commit a crime. We just had emancipation!!

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  2. No joke says:

    Hmmmm yes all ur locals are bringing it in am glad u people cant say its an islander

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  3. Ok then says:

    Get well soon

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  4. Well wishes says:

    I wish them all the best and a speedy recovery.

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  5. From here says:

    Keep the border lock until december.

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  6. Anonymous says:

    They should let all who found positive for COVID pay the full $8,000 since they are a risk for all those that come in contact with them.

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  7. systems says:

    THERE PRIVATE MEDICAL FACILITIES ARE NOT FOLLOWING PROTOCOL .DOCTORS IN AND OUT OF THE TERRITORY.
    ARE DOCTORS IMMUNE TO COVID 19??

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  8. From Where says:

    Who are these people and where they came from?

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  9. to Anonymous.. says:

    Foolish comment. Then nobody would want to take the test

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  10. Cuban doctors says:

    Returnees keeping the Cuban doctors busy! Hope the patients speak Spanish.

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  11. Forward ever Backward never says:

    @ No nonsense
    You are a f*** fool. That sh** that you talk is Nonsense. So you are saying don’t test people and you won’t find cases. My God, What Lunacy.

  12. Thoughtful Sailor says:

    It seems clear that the returnees are not taking tests before they return. Why not? Other jurisdictions require it. We have been very lucky that the ones who test positive here have not infected the other people they have flown with…..or have they? Would be interesting to know if patients #10 and #11 were on the flight with #9.

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