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January 11th, 2022
COVID:19: ‘Sick staff should not come to work’- Dr Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Businesses in the Virgin Islands (VI) are being urged to desist from allowing staff infected with COVID-19 from turning up to work, as the government continues to recommend best practices and measures to mitigate the spread of the virus.

December 31st, 2021
VI to review CDC updated guidelines of 5-day isolation- Dr Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is to review the recent updated quarantine guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which has recommended five days of isolation rather than 10 after testing positive for COVID-19.

July 19th, 2021
‘Hypocritical’ UK PM forced to quarantine following public backlash

LONDON, UK- The embattled United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson aka ‘Boris’ had planned to escape mandatory quarantine after being exposed to COVID-19 but public pressure forced him to abort plans.

April 19th, 2021
HoA resumes after Members test negative for COVID-19 virus

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Members of the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) have been tested negative for the COVID–19 virus after attending a funeral in March 2021.

April 1st, 2021
Premier, Opposition Leader in COVID-19 isolation over possible exposure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has confirmed that he is currently in 10-day self-isolation in adherence with the Governments COVID-19 protocols following possible exposure to the virus.

March 28th, 2021
9 active cases of COVID-19 in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After enjoying a month of no recorded active cases of COVID-19 in the Virgin Islands, the territory now has some 9 active cases, according to the Government of the Virgin Islands today, March 28, 2021.

March 28th, 2021
Person who attended funeral in SCB tests positive for COVID-19

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Health is notifying the public that a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the Virgin Islands attended a funeral held on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at the Sea Cows Bay Methodist Church.

March 1st, 2014
South Korea warns Japan over comfort women review


South Korean President Park Geun-hye has warned Japan it will only bring isolation on itself if it reviews a statement acknowledging its wartime use of sex slaves.

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