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July 11th, 2023
'Self-isolate if you have COVID-19'- Dr Ronald E. Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronald E. Georges is advising persons to self-isolate if they have tested positive for the COVID-19 disease.

September 20th, 2021
USVI senator attends function despite testing positive for COVID-19


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- US Virgin Islands (USVI) senator Marvin A. Blyden tested positive for Covid-19 twice on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, first at the USVI Legislature and a second time through a test performed at the USVI Department of Health. The senator had sought the second test, he said, to ascertain that he had indeed contracted the virus.

July 8th, 2021
Online reporting tool launched for persons experiencing COVID-19 symptoms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the constant rise in the number of positive cases in the Virgin Islands, the Government has launched an online reporting and monitoring tool for persons experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

June 29th, 2021
UPDATE: 2 One Mart employees test positive for COVID-19

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Test results conducted on three One Mart employees on Sunday, June 27, 2021, show that two of the three staff members have contracted COVID-19.

June 16th, 2021
13 fully vaccinated individuals contract COVID-19 in USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Thirteen individuals that were fully vaccinated against Covid-19 have tested positive for the virus in the US Virgin Islands (USVI), the territory's top infectious disease official, Dr Esther Ellis, announced Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

August 30th, 2020
‘No need to be afraid to show up’ if experiencing COVID-19 symptoms- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has appealed to anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms to not think twice about seeking medical attention, which means calling the medical hotline provided rather than going to any medical institution.

March 12th, 2020
USVI public schools to track students with cold or flu symptoms


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Department of Education announced Wednesday, March 11, 2020, proactive measures it said are being implemented to ensure the safety of students and employees during the coronavirus pandemic.

August 24th, 2016
5 cases of Zika virus confirmed in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of frequent reports, including on social media, that persons had contracted the Zika virus in the territory, the Ministry of Health and Social Development has confirmed five cases of the Zika virus in the Virgin Islands.

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