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August 8th, 2021
‘We had to discard some 685 vials of vaccines’– Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite repeated calls for the Virgin Islands public to come forward voluntarily to be immunised against COVID-19 before the vaccine shelf-life ended, Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) said nearly 700 vials of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine was wasted.

July 22nd, 2021
1308 vaccinated in 4 days @ drive-thru initiative– Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) deserve applause for turning out in numbers to the COVID-19 drive-through vaccination initiative that started on July 17, 2021, at Festival Grounds in Road Town.

July 20th, 2021
Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles takes COVID-19 vaccine!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After initially deciding against taking the AstraZeneca vaccine due to alleged health reasons, Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development, Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) has made known she has now taken both shots of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

July 18th, 2021
432 vaccinated on Day 1 of vaccination drive @ Festival Grounds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A total of 432 residents were vaccinated against COVID-19 on the first day of the Operation Protect Each Other Drive-Thru Vaccination that took place at Festival Grounds on Saturday, July 17, 2021.

July 12th, 2021
Anti-vaxxers sign petition to cease vaccinations in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A group of residents led by radio talk show host Floyd Burnett aka 'Heritage' has signed a petition calling on the Government of the Virgin Islands discontinue its COVID-19 vaccination programme in the territory as well as look into the alleged discrimination against unvaccinated persons in the workplace.

June 21st, 2021
4 active cases of COVID-19 recorded in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is recording 4 active cases of COVID-19, according to the latest update from government on June 19, 2021.

May 3rd, 2021
24 cases of COVID-19 recorded in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After dropping to just 2 recorded active cases of COVID-19 last week, the Virgin Islands has now recorded 24 active cases, including 1 local case.

April 27th, 2021
10,234 vaccines given; 4 active COVID-19 cases in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands currently has 4 active cases of COVID-19, all of which are asymptomatic, the Government of the Virgin Islands has informed today, April 27, 2021.

April 22nd, 2021
Hons Penn & Vanterpool receive 2nd dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8), along with Opposition Member Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) received their second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine today, April 22, 2021, according to a press release from Hon Penn.

April 8th, 2021
Benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine outweigh risk- Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As there continues to be hesitancy towards taking the AstraZeneca vaccine, particularly among locals in the Virgin Islands, Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has shared that the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the risk.

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