Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 direct/can also WhatsApp same number or Email ALL news;                               ads call 1-284-440-6666


July 9th, 2022
VI on ‘heightened vigilance’ following detection of Monkeypox cases in region

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) Ministry of Health and Social Development has increased its infectious disease surveillance in response to the detection of Monkeypox cases in the Caribbean Region.

June 4th, 2022
Haiti probing first suspected case of Monkeypox

SAINT-MARC, Haiti - Health authorities in Haiti are investigating what they believe is a suspected case of Monkeypox, which, if confirmed, would be the first in the country and the first in the Caribbean since the World Health Organization (WHO) raised warned of a new global outbreak.

May 21st, 2022
‘Monkey pox’ infection on the horizon as COVID pandemic dwindles

GENEVA, Switzerland - More than 80 cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in at least 12 countries according to the World Health Organization (WHO) with another 50 suspected cases being investigated.

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.

September 15th, 2021
USVI records 67th COVID-19 related death


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Department of Health on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, announced the 67th death related to COVID-19 in the US Virgin Islands (USVI).

July 5th, 2021
31st COVID-related death in USVI confirmed as 73-year-old woman


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A 73-year-old woman from St Thomas became the latest person in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) to die from COVID-related causes, according to the Virgin Islands Department of Health (DoH).

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.

December 5th, 2020
70 new COVID-19 cases in three days for USVI


CHARLOTTE AMALE, St Thomas, USVI - COVID-19 is yet again on the rise in the United States Virgin Islands, with the USVI Department of Health reporting 20 new cases on Friday, December 4, 2020, for a total of 70 cases in three days, according to data provided by the health department.

October 7th, 2020
Nearly 60 confirmed dengue cases in VI! – CEHO E. Lionel Michael

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands now has close to 60 confirmed cases of dengue, Chief Environmental Health Officer (CEHO) Mr E. Lionel Michael is reporting.

December 11th, 2019
VI seeing increase in reported dengue cases

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Government Epidemiologist Harmony Brewley has warned that the Virgin Islands (VI) is seeing an increase in the reported cases of dengue, a worrying trend she said since people are not doing enough to protect against mosquito bites.

Follow Us On