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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 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 21st, 2020
Premier shoots down claims he visited family of COVID-19 victim on JvD trip

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has set the record straight regarding his trip to the sister island of Jost van Dyke over the weekend.

July 21st, 2020
Gov’t hopes to test all JVD residents for COVID-19- Governor Jaspert

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- Health officials in the Virgin Islands hope to test all residents of Jost van Dyke after an individual who was on that island tested positive for coronavirus in St Vincent and the Grenadines last week.

July 21st, 2020
JvD placed on complete lockdown for 7 days

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- The entire sister island of Jost van Dyke has been placed on quarantine for 7 days, according to an Order signed by Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) and published in the Virgin Islands Official Gazette on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

April 27th, 2020
‘Your turn will come’- Premier to businesses not allowed to reopen yet

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in an evening address to the nation on Sunday, April 26, 2020, has issued a warning to owners of businesses who are not yet allowed to open, to abide by the law.

April 26th, 2020
Phased reopening: Masks must be worn in public

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “As we all prepare to go out tomorrow and the days ahead, let us not take chances."

"Remember, you must wear a face mask that properly covers the nose and mouth area when you leave your home to conduct your business.”

April 22nd, 2020
We need to 'manage' our money better- Hon Flax-Charles

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development, Honourable Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) has issued a call to residents of the Virgin Islands to learn to manage their money better.

April 19th, 2020
Gov’t paying for basic food packages for all ‘in need’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “The Government will be financing basic food packages, which are to be delivered to all persons, district-by-district, who are in need,” assured Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in announcing another week of complete lockdown in the wee hours of April 19, 2020.

April 19th, 2020
Charges could be laid for spreading rumours about latest COVID-19 victim- Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert has denounced those who would have been circulating false online information about the Filipino woman who is suspected to have died from COVID-19 in the Virgin Islands (VI).

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