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BVI: Summer Programmes Postponed as COVID Cases Balloon to 273


(BVI News) BVI health officials have moved to postpone all summer camps and programmes following the announcement of a COVID-19 outbreak in the territory.

In the latest health bulletin dated July 4, the total number of confirmed positive cases stood at 273. Officials have not determined how many of those cases are asymptomatic, given the rapid spike. The bulletin, however, noted that symptom analysis was ongoing.

More than 250 positive cases have been reported to be on Tortola.

In a media release published at the weekend, officials at the Health Ministry said the suspension was until further notice.

The BVI’s second COVID-19 death was announced last Friday along with more than 50 new positive cases that saw the territory’s COVID count skyrocket past 150.

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