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January 5th, 2023
Fake COVID-19 circular ‘did not come from BVI Gov’t’- Dr Ronald E. Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ronald E. Georges has advised against a fake circular on an XBB variant of the COVID-19 virus, where persons have been advised to wear a mask over an alleged new variant of the COVID-Omicron XBB considered deadly and not easy to detect correctly.

September 6th, 2022
12 Active COVID-19 cases currently in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands is reporting there are 12 active cases of COVID-19 currently in the territory with the majority of those cases on Tortola.

June 14th, 2022
Hon Penn urges the unvaccinated to take the jab

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) says with the relaxation of local public health measures relating to COVID-19, the local economy will continue to rebound.

June 4th, 2022
Delay in test kit shipments leads to shortage at COVID-19 testing sites - BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has reported that as a result of a delay in shipment of antigen test kits, a temporary shortage of test kits is being experienced at local COVID-19 testing sites.

May 27th, 2022
Low likelihood of monkeypox spread to VI but situation being monitored– Hon Penn

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– Minister for Health and Social Development under the Unity Government, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), has indicated that although the likelihood of monkeypox spread in the VI community is currently low, the Chief Medical Officer and other officials will continue to monitor the situation.

May 14th, 2022
UK donates new batch of Paediatric COVID vaccine doses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands, H.E. John J. Ranking CMG has revealed that the UK has donated a further 200 doses of the Pfizer Paediatric COVID-19 vaccine doses which arrived on, May 12, 2022.

May 7th, 2022
Visitations @ HMP resumes for three days weekly

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI – The Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) facility in Balsam Ghut Tortola has re-opened to visitors for three days weekly after visitations were stopped as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 4th, 2022
Gov’t hails organisers & participants of successful 49th BVI Spring Regatta

NANNY CAY, VI- After being cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival returned for the 49th edition on March 30-April 3, 2022.

April 1st, 2022
14 active COVID-19 cases currently in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands currently has 14 recorded active COVID-19 cases, with all of the cases currently on Tortola.

March 5th, 2022
‘We are on our way back’ to economic normalcy – Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Maline (AL) has assured that the territory is on ‘its way back to’ normality should citizens continue to take up COVID-19 vaccination and booster shorts.

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