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October 22nd, 2020
Current VI curfew extended to Thursday, Nov 5, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The October 7, 2020, curfew order which allowed businesses to open from 05:00 am to midnight has been extended to Thursday, November 5, 2020, via a new curfew order (no. 36) of 2020, gazetted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

October 10th, 2020
Cabinet announcing full school reopening by next week – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced that given no active confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the territory, the VI cabinet will be making moves to fully reopen schools.

October 7th, 2020
VI free of confirmed COVID-19 cases; New 14-day curfew announced

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL), in a COVID-19 update this afternoon, Wednesday, October 7, 2020, confirmed that the one remaining positive COVID-19 case in the [British] Virgin Islands has fully recovered.

September 30th, 2020
LEAKED LETTER: Governor fabricated lies to justify UK intervention in VI – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In more explosive allegations against the ongoing Governor of the Virgin Islands, H.E. Augustus J.U Jaspert, Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), in a letter to the United Kingdom (UK) that has since been leaked to the media, said the Governor fabricated lies about the COVID-19 situation in the Territory to get the UK to ‘swoop in and rescue’ the VI people.

September 15th, 2020
New 14-day curfew from 5:00pm To 5:00am imposed in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has advised the National Security Council to impose a new restricted 14-day curfew from 5:00pm to 5:00am daily starting from today, September 16 to 29, 2020.

September 8th, 2020
‘We can’t keep locking down every time something comes’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that moving forward in the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Territory will not be prioritising 24/7 lockdown as a response measure, rather, will depend on making sure businesses and organisations adhere to strict COVID-19 protocols.

September 7th, 2020
2 arrested after entering VI during curfew

WEST END, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), with the assistance other border control agencies, arrested two men heading into Tortola via West End during the ongoing curfew, yesterday, September 6, 2020.

September 3rd, 2020
24hr lockdown if VI flouts new COVID-19 measures - Premier warns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has warned that if the Virgin Islands (VI) fails to adhere to the new COVID-19 measures, including the new 1:01 pm to 5:00 am hard lockdown implemented to contain a spike of the virus, a 24/7 14-day lockdown will be implemented.

September 1st, 2020
Immediate $100 & $1000 fines for breaking COVID-19 guidelines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is adopting a zero-tolerance approach to those who break COVID-19 guidelines and has announced immediate fines for persons and businesses in violation, both Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and Governor Augustus J.U Jaspert stated today, September 1, 2020.

August 29th, 2020
Beach hours now limited to between 5:00am & noon

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With some 26 active COVID-19 cases present in the territory out of a total confirmed 35, the territory's beaches, while open, have now been limited to just a couple of access hours per day following a spike in infections believe to have been caused by human smuggling.

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