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April 2nd, 2020
VI begins 3 days of shopping before 14-day lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands has started three days of shopping before the Territory goes on a 14-day round-the-clock lockdown from Saturday evening, April 4, 2020.

April 2nd, 2020
Telecom providers urged to not cut customers' phones

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Telecommunication companies in the Virgin Islands have been told by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to not disconnect the telephone or mobile services of any customer during this curfew period.

April 2nd, 2020
‘Do not evict the tenants during this time’- Premier Fahie to landlords

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is beseeching landlords to not evict their tenants unable to pay their rent due to being laid off or affected financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 2nd, 2020
No funerals just burials allowed today through Saturday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The COVID-19 pandemic is even ‘affecting the dead’, as no funerals to allow for any mass gatherings will be allowed during this curfew period and burials will only be allowed from today, April 2, 2020, until Saturday, April 4, 2020.

April 1st, 2020
Banco Popular VG to reopen ahead of next complete lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says banks are on the list of essential services allowed operation ahead of a complete COVID-19 lockdown on Saturday evening, April 4, 2020 through Thursday, April 16, 2020 in the first instance.

April 1st, 2020
Residents allowed to shop via surnames for next 3 days

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will go into a full 14-day lockdown from Saturday evening, April 4, 2020 but will be given 3 days before to stock up for the round-the clock curfew.

April 1st, 2020
'Use your masks'; Allow 'one per household' to go out – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands' Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called on residents to utilise their protective face masks and allow one person per household to go out for food and other supplies during the new 14-day curfew to begin on Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 6:01am.

April 1st, 2020
89.8% of VI could be infected 'if COVID-19 goes unchecked'- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) said with the new curfew in place, the Virgin Islands is operating on the assumption that infection rates are higher, with potentially higher rates forecast if measures are not followed.

April 1st, 2020
Quarantined persons ordered to stay home; Could face penalties

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As part of the new 'limited and managed' 14 days of curfew coming into effect on Thursday, April 2, 2020, those who are currently under quarantine in the Virgin Islands (VI) will remain in quarantine, according to Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) H.E. Augustus J.U. Jaspert.

March 31st, 2020
New 'managed' 14-day curfew begins Thursday, April 2, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Another 14 days of 'managed' curfew to mitigate community spread of COVID-19 will come into effect from 6:01am on Thursday, April 2, 2020, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) announced moments ago, March 31, 2020.

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