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August 29th, 2020
More businesses approved to open in partial lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Even as the territory has recorded a spate of new COVID-19 cases, Cabinet has taken bold steps to allow a broader category of business and entities to operate in the current 5:00 pm to 5:00 am, 14-day curfew that commenced from Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

August 21st, 2020
Bars, nightclubs shut down as new 7-day curfew takes effect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Bars and nightclubs, along with restaurants in the Virgin Islands (VI); with the exception of those offering takeout and deliveries, will now have to close their doors following the confirmation of 9 new COVID-19 cases tonight, August 21, 2020, linked to case #12.

August 14th, 2020
Restrictions eased as VI internal curfew lifted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has tonight Friday, August 14, 2020, announced that effective today, the Virgin Islands (VI) has moved to revoke business and other territorial curfews imposed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 11th, 2020
Economic reboot $$ will be diverted to any new lockdown- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As some community members continue to call for the Virgin Islands to re-open and allow an influx of visitors to enter, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has reiterated that Government cannot take risks that can cause another complete lockdown, as the Territory cannot afford it.

July 30th, 2020
VI remains under limited curfew until August 13, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The curfew that runs from midnight to 5:00am in the Virgin Islands has been extended for another 14 days.

July 16th, 2020
Midnight to 5:00am curfew remains until July 30, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The half night curfew imposed on the Virgin Islands as part of COVID-19 measures will remain in place until July 30, 2020, according to a new Curfew Order signed by Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr and gazetted today, July 16, 2020.

July 11th, 2020
'Bear with Gov't' during COVID-19 pandemic - Premier urges public

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Echoing the calls of Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) for the public to have patience ahead of the distribution COVID-19 financial relief, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called of the VI to 'bear with the government' while the relief measures are being implemented.

July 6th, 2020
'Gov't never limited the church' to 1hr meetings - Hon Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has shut down claims made by some local pasters that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration, at some time, limited church gatherings to one hour.

July 2nd, 2020
Beaches close @ midnight; Curfew remains the same – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will have another two weeks under the current 12:00 pm to 5:00 am curfew, while beach hours have been extended to reflect the same timeframe.

June 18th, 2020
New curfew begins from midnight!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands continues its phased reopening following total shutdown due to the presence of the coronavirus in the Territory, Cabinet has decided to further push back the curfew as well as relax other measures.

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