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January 15th, 2021
COVID-19 patient discharged from hospital; 14 active cases in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The COVID-19 patient that was hospitalised earlier this month has since been discharged from Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital, according to the latest COVID-19 update from the Government of the Virgin Islands.

January 15th, 2021
Private doctors should be allowed to source COVID-19 vaccines - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on local government to put systems in place so that private doctors can source COVID-19 vaccines on an auxiliary basis, alongside the government.

January 13th, 2021
Jost van Dyke ferry terminal to reopen March 1, 2021- BVIPA

JOST van DYKE, VI- The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has announced that the reopening of the port of entry at Jost van Dyke to international passenger vessels is poised for March 1, 2021, simultaneously with the reopening of the Road Town Ferry terminal on Tortola.

January 13th, 2021
Health personnel, Minister Malone among first to get COVID-19 vaccine – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that the Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) will be among the first recipients of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the Virgin Islands [British].

January 12th, 2021
VI to receive 8,000 doses of 'less potent' COVID-19 vaccines from UK next month

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The United Kingdom (UK) Government will donate and deliver 8,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the Virgin Islands next month, the Governor's Office announced via a press release today, January 12, 2021.

January 9th, 2021
Persons using entry protocols to import exotic dancers - Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has revealed that even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, some persons are flouting the laws to import exotic dancers and others for employment in the territory.

January 8th, 2021
Gov Jaspert allegedly refuses 14-day quarantine on return from COVID infected UK!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In another move that demonstrates the controversial Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka 'Gus' is reckless, his disregard for the rule of law and his normal blatant violations of the Virgin Islands (VI) constitution, even with a few days left on the job, the Governor is allegedly refusing to comply with COVID-19 policies.

January 8th, 2021
‘Far too many’ COVID-19 protocol breaches over holiday weekend - Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says that despite the presence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the country’s strict entry protocols, persons and businesses are still breaching the laws and flouting the protocols.

January 8th, 2021
VI announces DR travel ban effective Mon, Jan 11, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Dominican Republic (DR) will join the United Kingdom (UK) in a travel ban to the Virgin Islands (VI) effective, Monday, January 11, 2021, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) announced today Friday, January 8, 2021.

January 8th, 2021
Tourists tested positive for COVID-19 outside of quarantine- Health Minister

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The COVID-19 virus has been detected in persons outside of quarantine in the Virgin Islands and the Ministry of Health has embarked on aggressive contact tracing to curb the spread of the coronavirus.


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