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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.

October 29th, 2020
Reopening the borders of the VI- A different perspective

Kenneth G. Gladstone

My beloved Brothers and Sisters, sincere greetings.

The current administration under Premier, the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has done a phenomenal job of containing COVID-19 to achieving a zero-infection rate in the Virgin Islands (VI). This proves that the aggressive containment strategy employed by the current administration is indeed calculated, and the only thing necessary at this point is to continue enforcing this functional system to maintain the current results.

October 28th, 2020
VI’s reopening protocols ‘more accommodating’ than many destinations– Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Amid criticisms from some persons that the protocols for visitors to the Virgin Islands are too stringent, Premier and Minister of Finance with the portfolio for Tourism, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said the protocols are actually "more accomodating" than many countries.

October 26th, 2020
VI is free of active COVID-19 cases again!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands has once again joined a small list of countries in the Caribbean with zero reported active cases of COVID-19.


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