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iNFO Vi – Daily News Update – April 1, 2020

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A 23 year old man was shot Sunday night on St. Croix. He was transported to Juan Luis Hospital where he passed away.

The Virgin Islands Department of Education is restricting in-person interactions, in compliance with CDC guidelines. Effective Wednesday April 1st, business will be conducted via email or telephone until further notice.

An orphaned bear cub found in Florida’s Ocala National Park is being raised in Brevard Zoo until he is healthy enough to be released into the wild.

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) will repeat its free informational webinar at 11AM on thursday April 2 for small business owners in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak. Link to article

In response to cancelled tours and outreach, the Harlem Globetrotters have launched an internet resource called “Globetrotters at Home” to provide educational videos for students, parents and educators.

Travellers can expect delays, cancellations, and schedule reduction for flights to and from the USVI. While airports remain open, it is recommended that you call your airline for specific up-to-date information. Link to article

U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt is in a state of emergency, stuck on the coast of Guam with 80 sailors testing positive for CORVID-19. Sailors are being treated onland in rotations in an effort to manage the situation.

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