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April 19th, 2020
24-hr curfew extended until April 25, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Territory will go on an extended 24/7 curfew from 6:00am, Sunday, April 19, 2020, until April 25, 2020, to further allow health officials to do contact tracing and mitigate the transmission of COVID-19.

April 16th, 2020
Another 24/7 lockdown possible if public slackens up!- Premier Fahie

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands could be placed on another 24/7 lockdown if residents refuse to comply with social distancing practices and other measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

April 15th, 2020
'No need for extension of current 14-day lockdown' - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Announcing no new cases of COVID-19 in the Territory, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said the current 24/7 lockdown in the Virgin Islands (VI) will not be extended; however, a new night-time curfew will take effect from April 19, 2020, running until June 1, 2020.

April 15th, 2020
‘Have mercy on the people’ – Premier Fahie to banks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has made another passionate appeal to telecoms, utility companies and banks in the Virgin Islands to be considerate of the situation of their customers during this COVID-19 lockdown period.

April 14th, 2020
Night curfew will remain in place after lockdown- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands eagerly waited to hear what would be the plans after the 14-day lockdown ends on April 19, 2020, Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) disclosed to a regional media house on April 13, 2020, that the Virgin Islands would continue to observe a nightly curfew from April 20, 2020.

April 14th, 2020
‘We have to protect borders for a little while longer’- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The borders of the Virgin Islands will continue to remain closed even after the 14-day lockdown period has ended, says Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

April 13th, 2020
FSN distributes food supplies to 400+ during lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Family Support Network (FSN), with an “army” of less than 10, has been expeditiously and courageously championing efforts to assist persons in need of food supplies during the 24-hour 14-day lockdown in the Virgin Islands.

April 10th, 2020
‘Let us only share BVI Love’- Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In another message of encouragement, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has challenged his constituents and the wider Virgin Islands to do everything in their power to support each other during this lockdown period.

April 8th, 2020
'Positively represent us out there'- Lettsome-Tye to youths on social media during lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the entire Virgin Islands under 24-hour lockdown, young people have turned to their electronic gadgets and social media for entertainment as they attempt to obey the government-imposed curfew until April 16, 2020.

April 5th, 2020
VI now awaiting 17 COVID-19 test results

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Another eight samples from the Virgin Islands have been sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) in Trinidad to test for COVID-19, bringing the total awaiting test results to 17.

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