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September 11th, 2021
Virgin Islanders urged to pursue health & wellness activities

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The People of the Virgin Islands (VI) have been urged to unite and bring an end to the epidemic of chronic non-communicable diseases as the Territory observes Caribbean Wellness Day 2021, today, September 11, 2021.

September 10th, 2021
BVI SDA School switches to online learning after COVID-19 positive case

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The reopening of physical school has been short-lived for students and staff of the BVI Seventh-day Adventist School in Sea Cows Bay as it has reverted to virtual learning after a student tested positive for COVID-19.

September 9th, 2021
‘I am now suffering from funeral burnout!’- Hon Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Urging the population to follow the protocols, get vaccinated or protect themselves via other means if they wish not to be vaccinated, At Large Representative Honourable Shereen D. Flax-Charles, the Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development, has said she would not like to have a recurrence of the experience she had when persons were losing their lives to COVID-19 recently.

September 9th, 2021
COVID-19: Mu variant was previously identified in VI- Dr Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Acting Chief Medical Officer in the Virgin Islands (VI), Dr Ronald E. Georges says the now concerning ‘Mu’ variant of the COVID-19 virus was previously confirmed in the VI long before it became a variant of interest.

September 9th, 2021
Only 1 person remains hospitalised due to COVID-19 in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is reporting that only one person remains hospitalised at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital due to COVID-19.

September 7th, 2021
VI now in a fight against COVID & its variants- Dr Ronald E. Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the coronavirus pandemic rages on with the emergence of the new 'Mu' variant of concern, Acting Chief Medical Officer in the Virgin Islands (VI), Dr Ronald E. Georges has proposed that the VI continues its vaccination policy in addition to following the public health measures in place.

September 7th, 2021
Application process for ‘fully vaccinated’ to be automated on travel portal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said there would be an additional perk for fully vaccinated persons seeking travel approval on the BVI Gateway Portal.

September 6th, 2021
Persons 'trying to beat the system' @ travel portal- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is making further moves to deter persons from committing “COVID” crimes in the territory by increasing already high fines.

September 4th, 2021
VI's active COVID-19 cases increase to 66

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Active COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands (VI) have increased to 66 as of September 3, 2021, according to the latest epidemiology report from the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 3rd, 2021
Vaccine mandates in the OTs

Thomas C. Famous

Across the world, countries have had to put in Covid-19 mandates to stem the rate of infections.

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