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CORONAVIRUS IN THE US TERRITORIES

As the entire world deals with the crisis brought by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus of the coronavirus family, and the COVID-19 illness, media outlets have focused on reporting cases in the United States. However, oftentimes they fail to include the US territories in their maps and graphics, hence why we are providing this simple dashboard with the data of cases in the territories.

Data from The COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic, based on reports from state and local health agencies. 

Timeline of cases in the territories

Worldwide cases

Latest articles

US Virgin Islands ends all COVID restrictions for American travelers

The United States Virgin Islands are ending COVID restrictions for domestic travelers. This change will happen next week as first reported by the US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism to the website Travel + Leisure. Starting May 31, the territory will become “Open...

US Virgin Islands starts relaxing COVID-19 restrictions as cases fall

Coronavirus cases in the United States Virgin Islands have been falling. Since what the VI Department of Health calls the “post-carnival surge” in early May, new cases have begun to cool down. These numbers require a deeper look, however. For example, cases in St....

American Samoa lags behind the world in its battle against COVID-19

American Samoa Governor Lemanu P. S. Mauga (D) declared a 30-day public health emergency on April 28, which will expire on May 28, coming into effect amidst the spread of Omicron variants BA.1 and BA. 2, which the WHO has found to be more transmissible than Omicron....

Facing declining cases, Puerto Rico eases COVID-19 restrictions

Puerto Rico has been a model territory for the world whilst battling the COVID-19 pandemic. In the past few months with a decrease in COVID-19 cases, the US territory has decided to relinquish its mask mandate. Puerto Rico is one of the last places in the United...

US Virgin Islands postpones in-person school learning

During the Government House Weekly Press Briefing on Tuesday, January 4, United States Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr. (D) announced he is postponing the resumption of in-person learning for public school students until January 24 while he waits to see...

Guam economy begins bouncing back with federal aid

On March 13, 2020, when the global pandemic first started, Guam was affected like every other nation and territory in the world. Guam’s tourism-dependent economy fell apart as people stopped traveling to avoid catching COVID-19. By the end of 2020, the economy had...

American Samoa set on achieving a 90% vaccination rate

In the wake of a small Coronavirus outbreak of 8 cases, American Samoa has decided to focus on getting the rest of its population vaccinated. Given that the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11, they are also...

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