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September 20th, 2021
Detained persons refusing to take COVID-19 test– Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While detailing an alarming number of local COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has announced that a trend has emerged where persons are refusing to test for COVID-19 when in conflict with the law or are being detained.

September 18th, 2021
65 adults & 169 children vaccinated through VI/USVI initiative

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some Sixty-five (65) adults and one hundred and sixty-nine (169) children were vaccinated in the VI/USVI vaccine initiative which came to an end last Thursday, September 17, 2021.

September 16th, 2021
If you have a crowded bar, 'you picking on yourself'– Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- On the heels of two bars being ordered closed and $1,000 fines issued over the past weekend, Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) said bar owners are picking on themselves when they allow their establishments to be overcrowded.

September 15th, 2021
Gov’t awaiting approval to vaccinate children ages 2 to 12 – Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has said the Government of the Virgin Islands is working to have children aged 12 and under vaccinated and awaiting the necessary approvals to do so.

September 15th, 2021
VI's active COVID-19 cases down to 45!

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is now recording 45 active cases of COVID-19.

September 2nd, 2021
‘We heading in the wrong direction’- Hon Malone on new COVID infections

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has expressed concern at the new cases of COVID-19 in the VI and has urged persons to remain vigilant.

September 2nd, 2021
UPDATE: Motion for permanent appointment of SSB Director fails

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – A motion moved by Senior legislator Hon Julian Fraser, RA (R3) to halt the Government’s plans to have Mrs Jeanette Scatliffe-Boynes appointed as the Acting SSB Director for another six months, has failed in the House of Assembly.

September 1st, 2021
VI receives 2,000 more doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) on August 31, 2021, received 2,000 additional doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the United Kingdom, according to Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr during a Government Information Service (GIS) report.

August 31st, 2021
'End fixation on COVID & focus on building VI's healthcare'- Bishop Cline to Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Community leader and Pastor at the New Life Baptist Church is Duff's Bottom, Tortola, Bishop John I. Cline said he was accused of 'seeking attention' for raising concerns about the quality of healthcare coming out of the Dr D. Orlando Smtith Hospital.

August 28th, 2021
Opposition seeking ‘cheap political shots’ over SSB Director post- Hon Malone

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has called out Virgin Islands opposition members for trying to score 'cheap political shots' over the appointment of acting Director of the Social Security Board (SSB), Mrs Jeanette Scatliffe-Boynes for another six months.

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