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January 1st, 2022
COVID-19: Public 'strongly advised to avoid all large gatherings’- Dr Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the New Year’s 2022 weekend celebrations continue, the Virgin Islands (VI) public is being strongly advised against attending large gatherings and social events given the current spike in COVID-19 cases attributed to the Delta variant.

December 31st, 2021
423 active Covid cases in VI; Samples being tested for Omicron

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As of December 31, 2021, there are 423 reported active cases of COVID-19 in the Virgin Islands, with the majority 322 on Tortola.

December 31st, 2021
VI to review CDC updated guidelines of 5-day isolation- Dr Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is to review the recent updated quarantine guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which has recommended five days of isolation rather than 10 after testing positive for COVID-19.

December 28th, 2021
COVID surge: Active cases in VI now @ 256

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Positive cases of COVID-19 in the Virgin Islands continue to rise, with the latest number of cases reported being 256 as of December 28, 2021. There were 143 active cases at the last update of December 24, 2021.

December 27th, 2021
Delta Plus COVID variant identified in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Acting Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Roland E. Georges on December 24, 2021, announced that of a batch of 24 COVID-19 samples sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for genetic typing, one of the samples was identified as the Delta Plus variant.

December 25th, 2021
COVID clusters appearing around offices, social gatherings & events- Dr Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands (VI) currently having some 143 active COVID-19 cases as of December 24, 2021, Acting Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Ronald E. Geroges has indicated that cases have been appearing in clusters around the territory.

December 24th, 2021
143 active COVID-19 cases currently in VI – Dr Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acting Chief Medical Officer in the Virgin Islands (VI), Dr Ronald E. Georges has reported that the active COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands (VI) continues to gradually increase and is currently at 143 total active cases.

December 23rd, 2021
COVID booster shots opened to all residents from Jan 4, 2022

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - All residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) will have access to COVID-19 booster shots from January 4, 2022, according to the Pfizer and COVID booster shot roll-out schedule published by the Government of the Virgin Islands.

December 17th, 2021
Lax adherence to public health measures sparking COVID infections - Dr Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ronald E. Georges has pointed to more social gatherings and a lax of adherence to local public health measures, as the precursor to the current spike in COVID-19 infections in the territory.

December 11th, 2021
Vulnerable groups, essential workers urged to pre-register for COVID booster shots

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Persons over age 65, essential workers, and immunocompromised individuals are being urged to pre-register for the COVID-19 booster shots.

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