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December 21st, 2023
Final round of water testing for Lead & Copper in St Croix


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr announced this week that the Water and Power Authority and its local and federal partners are now seeking approximately 80 homes on St Croix to conduct the final round of testing for lead and copper contamination in the water.

October 12th, 2022
Monkeypox testing available in USVI from Friday


FREDERIKSTED, ST Croix, USVI- The availability of monkeypox testing and the start of the [US] Virgin Islands 2022 Summer Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Plan for school children were among developments announced at the Government House press briefing on Monday, October 10, 2022.

September 29th, 2022
Blood donated locally has to be tested in PR- BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One of the major projects of the Rotary Club of Tortola in the current Rotary year is to improve and upgrade the blood bank and storage facilities at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital.

January 6th, 2022
'Cindy' threatens lawsuit over COVID-19 testing in schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said introducing COVID-19 testing at public schools is not to be abusive or to trample on children’s rights, but to protect everyone in the educational system.

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 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 26th, 2021
Contacts of Premier & Deputy Premier asked to self-isolate & get tested

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Persons who may have been in contact with the Premier and Deputy Premier in the past week without a mask are being asked to self-isolate and be tested.

May 6th, 2021
RVIPF offering free testing for tints without penalty @ Expo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– With the spotlight shone on the issue of tint on vehicles recently, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is offering tests for tints free of cost tomorrow, May 7, 2021.

March 30th, 2021
No point testing before 10 days, Incubation period is 14 days –Dr Ronald E. Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Persons who were at the funeral at the Sea Cows Bay Methodist Church on March 27, 2021, and became exposed to a carrier of the virus are being told that there is no need to be tested for the coronavirus at this time.

December 18th, 2020
11 active COVID-19 cases now in VI- Hon Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands now has 2 new positive COVID-19 cases in the territory, which brings the active cases count to 11 as of December 17, 2020, Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) has stated.

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