Active reported cases of COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands have jumped from 2 cases as of April 29 to now 24 cases, as per the latest report issued by the government this afternoon, May 3.
The report said the majority of active cases are on the main island of Tortola, with a total of 15 cases.
The sister islands of Anegada and Jost Van Dyke each have one reported case, while Virgin Gorda has two.
The remaining five cases are on vessels.
The report further said, seven cases were captured on the day zero-entry screening, 13 on day 4 entry screening, one on day 14 entry screening, two during travel screening, and there is one local case.
All the cases are asymptomatic, and none have been reported as severe or critical.
A total of 39,777 samples have been taken from 39,188 persons who have tested at the local hospital.