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August 28th, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination drive-thru launched for 2nd dose jabs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is hosting yet another operation ‘Protect Each Other’ Vaccination Drive-Thru from today, Saturday, August 28, 2021, at the Festival Grounds in Tortola from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, until Tuesday, August 31, 2021, to provide easier access to persons getting their second dose of COVID-19 vaccines.

August 27th, 2021
25 active cases of COVID-19 in VI- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Active COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands are down to 25, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced in a COVID-19 update today, August 27, 2021.

August 24th, 2021
9 new COVID-19 cases but active cases remain @ 31 in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Total active COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands have remained at 31 for close to a week, despite there being new cases.

August 24th, 2021
BVIHSA urgently seeking Rapid Testing Agents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) is seeking to hire 20 Project Employees to facilitate remote COVID 19 testing. This additional human resource will be assigned to the mobile testing facilities at the various seaports throughout the Territory.

August 21st, 2021
VI Curfew Order extended until Sept 4, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), His Excellency Governor John J. Rankin CMG has extended the national curfew to run from 11:00 pm to 05:00 am curfew until September 4, 2021.

August 20th, 2021
Growing number of youths now dying from COVID-19- Hon Malone

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL), in his push for more vaccinations in the territory, has warned youths of the growing mortality rate of COVID-19 amongst that demographic.

August 19th, 2021
‘Why quarantined residents can’t drive home but trusted to stay home?’- Hon Turnbull

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Second District Representative and Opposition Member Hon Melvin M. Turnbull has questioned why residents who have been approved through the various protocols established to protect the territory during the pandemic are neither allowed to drive themselves home to quarantine nor are they allowed to drive to conduct the day 4 testing, but are trusted to stay home during their quarantined period.

August 18th, 2021
31 active COVID-19 cases in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is steadily continuing its recovery from the deadly COVID-19 outbreak in June-July, as there are now 31 active cases.

August 18th, 2021
43rd COVID-19 related death in USVI announced


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The COVID-19 related death of a 58-year-old woman was the second such announcement in one day by the US Virgin Islands Department of Health, which only an hour earlier, August 18, 2021, announced that a 62-year-old St John woman had died from the virus.

August 18th, 2021
Delta variant may still be 'lurking' in VI- Hon Malone

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands (VI) Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has warned that, since the recent case of the COVID-19 Delta variant found in the VI had no travel history, the highly contagious variant of the virus could still be lurking in the territory.


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