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February 25th, 2022
Pfizer pediatric doses available to school groups of 10 plus students

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands has begun its roll-out of some 500 pediatric doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to young children in the territory.

January 24th, 2022
Local radio rife with ‘vile’ COVID misinformation– Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local radio in the Virgin Islands have come under fire for spreading COVID-19 misinformation regarding the seriousness of the virus and the situation in the Virgin Islands.

January 14th, 2022
2 new deaths from COVID-19 in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two persons in the Virgin Islands (VI) have lost their lives due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total deaths due to the virus in the territory to 42.

January 14th, 2022
‘If you haven’t had COVID, you have an appointment’- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Referencing the current surge in COVID-19 cases as a result of the Omicron Variant in the Virgin Islands (VI), Honestly Speaking radio show host Claude O. Skelton-Cline says infections may be inevitable for persons who have not yet been infected.

January 4th, 2022
Health authorities pushing booster shots to combat COVID-19 spike

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– With 601 active COVID-19 cases as of January 3, 2022, and a newly recorded death, local health authorities in the Virgin Islands (VI) continue to advocate for the COVID-19 vaccines as the ultimate tool to combat the virus.

January 3rd, 2022
Roughly 8.4% of COVID-19 infections in USVI are vaccinated people

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Department of Health (DoH) has provided the Consortium with data after a request showing the percentage of vaccinated individuals in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) who have been testing positive for Covid-19.

December 2nd, 2021
FLOW makes COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for employees

PALESTINA, Tortola, VI- With Over 70% if their workforce in the Virgin Islands fully vaccinated, C&W Communications, the parent company of BTC, C&W Business, C&W Networks and Flow, is mandating its workforce to be fully vaccinated as part of their policy condition for employment.

November 24th, 2021
'Pfizer & booster shots will be here before year ends'- Premier Fahie

TADDY BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- More than 50% of the Virgin Islands population is now fully inoculated against the COVID-19 virus that has killed millions globally since its onset in late 2019 in Wuhan, China.

November 9th, 2021
Persons in VI/USVI vaccine bubble must immediately return to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) health authorities are warning that persons who take up the VI/USVI vaccination bubble offer must immediately return to the VI on taking their first dose of the vaccine or face penalties.

November 4th, 2021
Gov’t revamping VI/USVI Vaccine bubble initiative- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) will be revamping the VI/USVI vaccine bubble initiative after a large number of persons have indicated an interest in another vaccine option outside of the locally offered AstraZeneca vaccine.

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