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May 5th, 2023
WHO declares end to Covid-19 global emergency

LONDON, UK- The World Health Organisation (WHO) ended the global emergency status for COVID-19 on Friday, May 5, 2023, more than three years after its original declaration, and said countries should now manage the virus that killed more than 6.9 million people along with other infectious diseases.

August 30th, 2021
Some 28,000 tourists entered VI since Dec 1, 2020- Gateway Portal reveals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite the coronavirus pandemic that initially paralysed tourism across the world and the challenges of travel, many tourists were still determined to make the Virgin Islands their choice of destination since the territory began accepting international visitors from December 1, 2020.

July 18th, 2021
3 more COVID-19 related deaths in VI; 17 total deaths

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Health and Social Development is confirming three more COVID related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths in the Virgin Islands to 17.

July 1st, 2019
21 homicides so far in USVI for 2019


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) during its budget hearing on Thursday, June 27, 2019 provided detailed information relative to crime statistics for 2019.

December 17th, 2015
‘Come forward with statistics!’ – Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of Advance Marketing and Professional Services Mr Julian Willock has challenged persons linking blogs on news reports of accidents, especially involving tourists, to a reduction in tourism numbers to bring forward statistics showing such a correlation.

September 24th, 2013
E-government drive could help end delays in stats provision - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Work currently being done towards improving the Administration’s e-government drive is expected to increase the frequency of useful statistics such as those provided for tourism through the Development Planning Unit (DPU).

September 4th, 2013
Population study should work as guide for VI immigration policy – Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Douglas Wheatley is of the view that the question of an optimal population for the Virgin Islands (VI) should be determined and used as a guide for the Territory’s immigration policy.

June 26th, 2013
Job trend statistics needed for VI - Commentator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – "Is this the pattern? Is this something that will continue because of the state of our economy?" These were the questions asked by commentator, Mr Douglas Wheatley following a number of layoffs at various companies across the Territory.

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