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

Residents of the Virgin Islands have been expressing themselves and sharing ideas and recommendations with government officials in a series of community meetings held this week.

The Government of the Virgin Islands has imposed a travel ban on persons travelling from the Dominican Republic and the United Kingdom (UK) to the BVI with effect from Monday, January 11.

The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA), today announced that since permission was granted for the acceptance of technical calls and warm lay-ups at its seaports, a booking has been accepted. The BVIPA has agreed on

The Government of the Virgin Islands will be amending the current COVID-19 protocols as it continues efforts to enhance public safety and address uncooperative behavior of persons on quarantine.

The Government of the Virgin Islands will be collaborating with several agencies in supporting a national programme to make the AstraZeneca vaccine available to residents on a voluntary basis.

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone has reported that there are 11 active cases of COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands.

The Ministry of Health and Social Development and BVI Health Services Authority this week welcome a team of experts from Public Health England (PHE) to provide technical support and advice on key health initiatives.