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May 21st, 2020
Gov't testing spate of home deaths for COVID-19- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With a spate of at-home deaths plaguing the Virgin Islands in the past few weeks, Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says the government has been conducting postmortem testing for COIVD-19, to determine if those deaths were as a result of the Novel Coronavirus.

April 6th, 2020
All 17 COVID-19 samples have returned 'negative'- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has confirmed that all 17 samples of the Persons Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19 in the Virgin Islands (VI) have tested negative for the virus by the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA).

March 11th, 2020
COVID-19 treatment areas created @ Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says in addition to a slew of measures the Virgin Islands (VI) is implementing to handle the threat of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), health authorities are racing to complete designated sections of the Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital as treatment areas.

February 28th, 2020
Gov't 'beefing up' ports of entry with quarantine areas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Heightened screening of persons entering the Territory due to the Novel Coronavirus epidemic will see ports of entry across the Virgin Islands being outfitted with new isolation areas.

January 29th, 2020
VI Quarantine Authority activated in response to Coronavirus

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The local Quarantine Authority in the Virgin Islands (VI) has been activated as a precautionary measure in response to the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak happening in China, with cases confirmed in other counties like Japan, Taiwan, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Australia, the US, and France.

March 11th, 2019
Progress of women has been incremental - Hon Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Under the theme, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change,” International Woman’s Day was celebrated with global appreciation for the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women worldwide.

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