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August 11th, 2020
Cuban medical professionals complete 14-day mandatory quarantine

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The team of 22 Cuban medical professionals that arrived in the Virgin Islands on Saturday, July 25, 2020, has completed the mandatory 14-day quarantine and tested negative for the virus.

August 10th, 2020
'Majority of people do not want to bear cost of quarantine'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As persons continue to voice their opinion on the recent decision by Government to put a hold on work permit and work permit exemption holders returning the Virgin Islands, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said a large percent of such persons trapped outside the Territory due to the existing ban was not willing to pay for the two-week quarantine.

August 1st, 2020
VI records 9th COVID-19 case; Virus was imported

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands has recorded its 9th case of COVID-19, after several weeks of being coronavirus free. Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) announced tonight Saturday, August 1, 2020.

July 26th, 2020
Gov’t committed to taking ‘decisive actions’ to safeguard VI- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With no positive test results for COVID-19 following island wide testing on Jost van Dyke (JvD) and the subsequent decision yesterday, July 25, 2020, to lift the quarantine measure put in place, Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has expressed deep appreciation to the people of JvD for their “understanding and cooperation” with this Public Health measure, despite the many inconveniences caused.

July 25th, 2020
JvD lockdown lifted with immediate effect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands has lifted the 7-day COVID-19 lockdown on the sister island of Jost van Dyke effective today, Saturday, July 25, 2020.

July 24th, 2020
All recent COVID-19 tests return negative for virus- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola - Twenty-one (21) persons who had close contact with a positive COVID-19 case detected in St. Vincent and the Grenadines with links to the island of Jost van Dyke, have all returned negative after tests for the virus.

July 23rd, 2020
VI needs Cuban Docs to reduce risks of COVID-19 community spread- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With some 22 Cuban medical professionals arriving in VI to help with the COVID-19 fight, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) said their primary mission is to help the Territory eliminate risks of COVID-19 community spread.

July 22nd, 2020
22 Cuban health professionals arrive in VI tomorrow, July 23, 2020- Premier Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- 22 Cuban medical professionals, including internist doctors, emergency response doctors, intensive care specialist and nurses and those trained in infectious diseases, are slated to arrive in the Virgin Islands on Thursday, July 23, 2020, to further strengthen the Territory’s capacity to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 21st, 2020
Opposition demands details of JvD lockdown

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – With the entire sister island of Jost van Dyke being placed on emergency quarantine for 7 days as a result of an individual who resided on the island testing positive for coronavirus on arrival in St Vincent and the Grenadines last week, Opposition Members in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) are now calling on the Government to furnish them with details surrounding the latest Curfew Order.

July 21st, 2020
Correct call was made to secure borders & save lives - Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Even as calls heighten for the Territory to reopen its borders, Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) said history will show that the Government made the correct call to secure the borders of the Virgin Islands (VI) as a protective measure during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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