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April 14th, 2021
VI targeting mostly vaccinated tourists – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that that target for herd immunity in the Virgin Islands (VI) is set at roughly 20,000 people which the territory is hoping to meet by its full re-opening in mid-June 2021.

April 12th, 2021
‘I had some concerns about the vaccine’ @ first- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Premier and Minister of Finance of the Virgin Islands (VI), Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that before getting vaccinated for COVID-19 on February 24, 2021, he had some concerns about the AstraZeneca jab; however, after research and assurance, he decided to take the shot out of the need to do what is right for his family and the territory.

April 10th, 2021
COVID-19: Persons urged to schedule 2nd vaccine dose after April 22, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents in the Virgin Islands (VI) who already received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, can expect to receive their second dose after April 22, 2021.

April 9th, 2021
Social distancing reduced to 3-feet for VI schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following guidelines from the Centers of Disease Control for a 3-feet reduction in social distancing guideline, the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has implemented the same requirements for schools in the territory.

April 8th, 2021
'I don't think we will have need for any more curfews’ – Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola VI – Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has indicated that the VI might not have any more need for further curfews, when the current Curfew Order expires.

April 6th, 2021
Benefits of COVID-19 jab far outweigh the side effects - Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Calling the local AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine an ultimate weapon against the pandemic in the Virgin Islands (VI), Medical Doctor and former Deputy Premier and 7th District Representative, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering has urged Virgin Islanders to get vaccinated.

April 5th, 2021
No more delays to ‘open the seaports’ - Hon Penn tells Fahie Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called on the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) Government to open the Virgin Islands' seaports to international operations without delay.

April 4th, 2021
5 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands now has 18 active cases of COVID-19, five up since April 1, 2021, when there were 13.

April 3rd, 2021
‘Go live’ of health information system delaying COVID-19 results

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The “Go Live” phase of the BVI Health Services Authority’s (BVIHSA) new health information system is causing delays in persons receiving their COVID-19 test results.

April 1st, 2021
Premier, Opposition Leader in COVID-19 isolation over possible exposure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has confirmed that he is currently in 10-day self-isolation in adherence with the Governments COVID-19 protocols following possible exposure to the virus.

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