At the Ministry of Health, we monitor disease outbreaks and health emergencies at home and abroad, including Dengue, Chikungunya and TB, through to emerging threats such as the outbreak of the Novel (Covid-19)Coronavirus in Wuhan, China.

This is a rapidly evolving situation which we are monitoring carefully

Below is current information about the virus:

Press Releases

All private schools, daycare centers, pre-schools and colleges will now be able to reopen for in person sessions.

Minister for Health and Social Development,Honourable Carvin Malone has warned property owners who are tempted to violate and disregard human rights to safety, sanitary and decent living conditions.

Her Majesty’s Customs K-9 Unit has been gifted three vehicles with high specifications from the Government of the Virgin Islands to assist with border security operations in the Territory.

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has advised the National Security Council to impose a new restricted 14-day curfew from 5:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. daily starting from September 16 to 29.

Over 1000 small businesses have qualified for the economic stimulus grant and will begin to receive their cheques beginning this week.

The Joint Task Force will be receiving a donation of critical maritime security equipment today from the Governor’s Office in support of its work to protect the Territory’s borders.

El Ministro de Salud y Desarrollo Social, el Honorable Carvin Malone, informó que el total de casos activos de COVID-19 en el Territorio se ha reducido a 28 desde su última actualización el 10 de septiembre.