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Some vaccinated persons resisting quarantine orders- Dr Georges

- said RVIPF is being used in some instances to serve quarantine orders on those 'pushing back'
Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ronald E. Georges said public health authorities are facing resistance from some vaccinated persons regarding following the local public health measures in the Virgin Islands (VI). Photo: GIS/Facebook
According to Dr Georges, persons are told to quarantine not only when testing positive for the virus, but based on risk assessment given authorities want the assurance that they are as careful as possible. Photo: Facebook/File
According to Dr Georges, persons are told to quarantine not only when testing positive for the virus, but based on risk assessment given authorities want the assurance that they are as careful as possible. Photo: Facebook/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ronald E. Georges said public health authorities are facing resistance from some vaccinated persons regarding following the local public health measures in the Virgin Islands (VI).

The troubling issues were revealed during the September 27, 2021, episode of ‘Talk with Health Experts,’ a digital media programme produced by the Government Information Service (GIS) and made available on Facebook.

Several factors influence quarantine order

According to Dr Georges, persons are told to quarantine not only when testing positive for the virus but, based on risk assessment given, authorities want the assurance they are as careful as possible.

“In some instances, we will tell vaccinated people that they have to quarantine. If you are in a household and there's somebody who's been positive, they’re very infectious, they're sick, we're going to ask the question of that person,” he said.

“If it's a minor for example, we're going to ask an adult to stay with the person. We can’t quarantine a minor by themselves,” he said.

Dr Georges indicated that the risk of transmission is still there even if the person is vaccinated.

“We have a lot of pushback from vaccinated persons who, even when they're positive, they don't believe or they think they should be retested at a certain time, but we really have to follow all of the evidence in terms of their symptoms, in terms of how positive they are, the level of contacts where they work, what kind of interactions they have with others to make a decision,” he said.

All instances of infection remain serious

The Acting CMO said in some instances, the Police is also being used to serve quarantine orders to persons who resist.

Dr Georges further urged the public to report instances of violation of COVID-19 public health measures, especially persons who break quarantine guidelines.

He said the Public Health Department will continue to take all instances of infection as serious and important and to make decisions as to who should and should not be quarantined.

35 Responses to “Some vaccinated persons resisting quarantine orders- Dr Georges”

  • Hmmmm (05/10/2021, 14:17) Like (65) Dislike (5) Reply
    But yet ya'll want to crucify the unvaccinated, well sah
  • The Point? (05/10/2021, 14:28) Like (49) Dislike (7) Reply
    So y’all basically mandating everyone should take the vaccine but…..
    You still have to quarantine if infected and are vaccinated.
    Yet, you can just slip in the country if you are vaccinated and may be incubating the virus.
    Yet, are allowed to be active in higher risk of transmission situations such as nightclubs and travel abroad.

    The public would be far more willing to listen if y’all just admit you don’t know instead of pretending to know.

  • U all just confusing people (05/10/2021, 14:29) Like (21) Dislike (2) Reply
    Its like every week you all policy change..Like the people who supposed to implement the change dont know whats going on .U come through the Airport October 2nd, they are still asking you for entry permission bar code,,,U still have like 5 people on your way out stopping you asking you for information, its a mess, its so complicated.. Your fully vax, you are not to be quarantine according to the minister, now you on here saying something else...You all are so confusing..
  • plain and simple (05/10/2021, 14:37) Like (16) Dislike (6) Reply
    START LOCKING THEM UP THEN THEY WILL TAKE HEED. THEY WANT THE PLACE TO GO BACK TO NORMAL, THEY HAVE TO DO THEIR PART. CAN’T ALWAYS HAVE YOUR CAKE WITH CHERRIES ON TOP.
    • Normal (05/10/2021, 19:59) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
      This is the new normal so get it out of your head about going back.
      Wait until the 5G is turn on........
    • Sam (06/10/2021, 07:06) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
      Normal? There’s no more normal. 2019 has gone!
  • Vaccinated (05/10/2021, 14:43) Like (23) Dislike (2) Reply
    Many people took the vaccines because they were told they baby spread or catch the virus. The chances were very very low. Almost like a coincidence. Now they’re learning the truth and are upset
    • 2 words (05/10/2021, 20:13) Like (19) Dislike (1) Reply
      @ VACCINATED you see those two words you used in the latter part of your comment. There are many persons that don't like them they are Truth and upset. People rather try to shut you up or believe a lie over the truth. Upset for the truth then they tell you, you are to aggressive and look at you and say you are a fool. Truth is something that hurts and if we want to be a better person we should take time to allow the truth to make us a better person not a bitter person. I see that ever so often here in these Virginislands. To much bitterness when one speaks truth. I don't like him or I don't like her. The stand off approach instead of embracing the power of truth.

      Those two words are like night and day the crab mentality plays out which is so sad.
  • dua (05/10/2021, 15:25) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply
    @The Point?, It sounds like you know.
  • STOP THE CRAZINESS (05/10/2021, 15:32) Like (5) Dislike (15) Reply
    EVERYONE JUST NEED TO SHUT THE HELL UP. NO ONE KNOWS WHAT IS HAPPENING.
  • See (05/10/2021, 15:39) Like (30) Dislike (1) Reply
    We all taking the advice of the political CDC and political hack Faucci who are both proving to be misleading agenda directed mouthpieces of a lying socialist / Marxist government . Let's think for ourselves for a change and not be a flock of parrots .
  • sunny day (05/10/2021, 15:50) Like (37) Dislike (2) Reply
    Dr. Georges i wonder if you know what you are doing or don't know.
    That scare me.
    Since an educated person that you are should know for a fact what is a real vaccine from a Mrna jab.
    • lol (05/10/2021, 20:06) Like (4) Dislike (7) Reply
      AstraZeneca is not mrna
      • Prometheus (06/10/2021, 08:46) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
        This statement goes to show how blinded some people are to the con game misinformation. AstraZeneca is infact an mrna vaccine disguised as an adenovirus vaccine. You get a double blow. The mrna is packaged within an adenovirus to protect it from the body as it enters the cells. Mrna is the contents , adenovirus is the package. For phyzer and moderna , mrna is the contents but lipid nano particles etc. Is the package . Dont hurt the messenger, seel knowledge when you get the message.
  • SMH (05/10/2021, 16:20) Like (26) Dislike (2) Reply
    But is u all who made the vaccinated think them invisible.
    Soo what U expect ?
  • hmmm (05/10/2021, 16:39) Like (33) Dislike (0) Reply
    Many people were told if they got vaccinated they wouldn't need yo quarentine, social distance or wear masks. This is the fault of the government for lying to get their way. Shocking that not every one can keep up with the lies.

    And on top of that tourists are being treated one way and citizens another. The government just agreed to let cruise ships manage passengers and not test them before coming off the ship. Citizens, however, have to quarentine. 93% of Yates employees ate vaccinated and the government wants to force them to quarantine for 21 days but some places have had infected vaccinated workers continue working.

    Contact tracing is only being done for unvaccinated people who are infected.

    The double standards are making webs and we are all becoming entangled.
  • Free Thinker (05/10/2021, 16:54) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
    This is a stupid article . Just really think about what you are reading.
    I have said from the beginning that the injection will reveal itself
    in time. These people dont seem to you know what they are doing.
  • Fauci George (05/10/2021, 17:10) Like (25) Dislike (0) Reply
    He supposed to end by saying get vaccinated like how Fauci does it. Come on say it let’s have a good laugh. NBC ratings going drop if they don’t stop Fauci from making an a$$ of himself on the news the Mr Flip Flopper
  • He looks clueless (05/10/2021, 17:53) Like (54) Dislike (0) Reply
    He should take advise from his Facebook Scientist friends alwon Birthtie and Kiin Hush He and them always making fun of the unvaccinated like it’s a joke. That’s not cool sir for the CMO. It will surely come back to bite you
  • Local (05/10/2021, 18:38) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    Moh all over the place. Confusing we
  • The Devil is a Liar (05/10/2021, 19:17) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    Oh what an awful web we weave when at first we learn to deceive. In spite of the overwhelming evidence that Covid 19 is a man made weapon of the Depopulation Agenda persons for various reasons decided to take the so called cure injection\vaccine. It's their body their choice but for those who refuse that is not the case. We don't need facebook or any other program to make us know that something is wrong. Sense alone could tell you that. Sorry for the victims especially the innocent children who have been sacrificed by their parents. For all Bible Bashers Genesis 3:1"The Devil was the most subtle beast of the field." What good is the "ECONOMY" going to be to you when you are six feet under.
  • wondering (05/10/2021, 19:34) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    What does, " in terms of how positive they are" mean?
    • Local (06/10/2021, 01:44) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      @wondering
      It means they trying to fool us and using an unproven theory to under reporr
  • Natural (05/10/2021, 19:50) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
    This whole thing makes little sense but project veritas dropped a expose. Look it up. It’s all for the money. Natural immunity is most efficient. Duh. The scientists admit to being drilled into giving a selective message of the truth.

    It’s super crazy people in hospitals die because we limit ourself to one tool and hold it on a pedestal.

    It’s practically intentional & negligent on a global scale to not seek alternatives to heal people.
  • blame (05/10/2021, 20:21) Like (2) Dislike (75) Reply
    You can't blame the man for stating facts. We to unruly and until the virus hits home when family members get it or die from it we will sing a different song. Just like how the virus mutates changes will occur. No one in the world has the answer to this pandemic. You think it's easy to sit in these seats. Let the people do their job. We just need to follow the protocols and try to stay safe simple as that.
    • booster (05/10/2021, 22:52) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
      Dude go geh yuh booster shot and hush. Do you have a 2 year old baby for the Minister to chook. Coming soon. I hope you don’t complain
  • WHAT THE HELL (06/10/2021, 11:05) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Idiots!
  • sense (06/10/2021, 18:17) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    I understand 31 of Yates workers in a group of buildings tested positive for the virus . I also understand only about 6 had headaches and symptoms and 25 had no symptoms . All were vaccinated. I believe the vaccine may have saved someone possibly needing medical treatment if they were not vaccinated as that is the chance you take. All other workers in different accommodations were refused to be allowed to test and were subject to quarantine with their families . Non of them have been checked by public health and as I have heard non have any symptoms.
    These are all workers , some belonger and many permit holders , who have family to feed and support and some rent and groceries to buy .
    The government has a booklet out from July which says if you are vaccinated and may have been in contact with someone who has Covid you should monitor your symptoms but can carry on working. If you are not vaccinated then you should monitor your symptoms and self isolate for a number of days. Dr Fauchi George apparently has not read this book .
    I have also seen a comment on line that if you test positive you can get social security . If you are not allowed to test then you cannot be diagnosed as positive and hence you have no chance of getting social security. Of course if you test positive after 21 days of quarantine then you could get SS for the rest of your stay in quarantine.
    Oh to be like the states where 100,000 people can go to a football game or a basketball game [ if vaccinated ] . That makes it worthwhile to vaccinate. Here apart from reducing your chance of getting really sick it doesn’t make any difference to your life despite what the government brochure says.
    • @sense (06/10/2021, 21:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      but it makes a hell of a difference to all the unvaccinated people who they may come in contact with them tho


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