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March 28th, 2020
Bank of Asia gifts VI protective supplies to fight COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands has received over 10,000 pieces of protective gear including medical masks, gowns, gloves, glasses and temperature measurers from the Bank of Asia to assist in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 27th, 2020
Health Minister unveils ‘Essential Services List' for COVID-19 curfew

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) has unveiled the list of essential services persons that would be allowed to exit their homes during the upcoming 24-hour Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) curfew.

March 27th, 2020
HoA to be held @ Save the Seed Energy Centre today, March 27, 2020

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Sixth Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands today, Friday, March 27, 2020 will be held at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duffs Bottom, Tortola.

March 26th, 2020
9 persons 'under investigation' for COVID-19 – Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Nine persons from the Virgin Islands are said to be awaiting results on whether they are positive for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

March 25th, 2020
COVID-19 reaches VI shores; 2 cases confirmed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An unwelcome visitor, the dreaded Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), has reached the Virgin Islands, a British Overseas Territory.

March 25th, 2020
'Emergency' sitting of HOA on Friday to tighten quarantine & curfew rules

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An emergency sitting of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 to give more teeth to the existing quarantine and curfew rules in the Virgin Islands.

March 23rd, 2020
CARICOM & COVID-19

Thomas C. Famous

Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Walter H. Roban JP MP and I, representing the Government of Bermuda, travelled to Bridgetown, Barbados to attend the 31st Inter-Sessional meeting of Heads of Government of CARICOM, held February 17-19, 2020.

March 23rd, 2020
Preparing ourselves before COVID-19 reaches the VI

Alred C. Frett

As the World spins on its head:

What we don’t know is hurting us more than what we know… Churches and schools closed from teaching and preaching, persons anxious to work for an honest living are denied access to job sites, death tolls are rising but mourners are prohibited from attending funerals, world leaders are falling within the target zone and the young are basking in carelessness… World powers are weakened.

March 23rd, 2020
VI couple claims to have cure for COVID-19!

EAST END, Tortola, VI- As the world seems headed to a standstill and scientists work overtime in laboratories in various countries to find an effective vaccine for the dreaded Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), a couple in the [British] Virgin Islands has claimed to have a cure for the disease.

March 23rd, 2020
17 positive cases of Coronavirus in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health (DOH) said Sunday night, March 22, 2020, that it has received confirmation of eleven new confirmed cases of COVID-19 disease.

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