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July 30th, 2021
VI residents to access Pfizer & Johnson & Johnson vaccines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents of the Virgin Islands who wish to receive the Pfizer or Johnson and Johnson vaccines can now do so with the introduction of the BVI-USVI Vaccination Bubble initiative.

July 28th, 2021
7,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to expire July 31, 2021- Health Minister

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has expressed dismay at the possibility of having to dispose of some 7000 doses of unused COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine as a result of expiration.

July 27th, 2021
31 COVID-19 related deaths in VI; active cases drop to 584

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While the Virgin Islands (VI) has seen a sharp reduction in active COVID-19 cases with the latest figure as of today, July 27, 2021, being 584 active confirmed cases from a height of 1,604; the territory’s Coronavirus death toll has climbed to 31.

July 27th, 2021
16,330 persons now vaccinated against COVID-19 in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The [British] Virgin Islands (VI) as of July 26, 2021, has vaccinated a total of 16,330 persons for COVID-19, representing 11,266 full vaccinations and 5,064 partial vaccinations. The territory is aiming for 75% of its population to become inoculated.

July 25th, 2021
USVI sends 2 health professionals to assist VI in COVID-19 fight

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) this weekend welcomed two “highly trained” health professionals from the US Virgin Islands (USVI) to assist in the COVID-19 fight.

July 24th, 2021
25 COVID-19 deaths now in VI; active cases drop to 1,109

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) has seen a drop in total active coronavirus cases with some 667 recoveries to bring the territory's total active cases to 1,109, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has announced.

July 22nd, 2021
Health Minister debunks rumours COVID patients not coming out hospital alive!

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) have dismissed claims that COVID-19 infected patients receiving care at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital are all dying.

July 21st, 2021
Herbal remedies for COVID-19 not being counted out- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgins Islands (VI) Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has not factored out the use of herbal medicines and remedies to treat COVID-19.

July 21st, 2021
Unvaccinated persons feeling 'ostracised'– John I. Cline

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Pastor of the New Life Baptist Church in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola, Bishop John I. Cline has said unvaccinated persons in the Virgin Islands are feeling slighted and that persons should desist from making the COVID-19 related deaths about vaccination.

July 20th, 2021
23 COVID-19 related deaths in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The COVID-19 related deaths in the Virgin Islands now total 23, with some 4 persons passing away on July 19, 2021, alone.

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