Department of Information and Public Relations
Ministry of Health & Social Development
Release Date:
Thursday, 2 April 2020 - 12:20am

The public is notified of the mandatory 24-hour curfew from Thursday, April 2 to Thursday April 16. Essential workers and vulnerable groups will be granted limited access for essential services from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. from Thursday, April 2 to Saturday, April 4. Limited access to essential businessesand services will be granted on the following dates by the first letter of family surnames from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Thursday, April 2: A to I
  • Friday, April 3: J to R
  • Saturday, April 4: S to Z

One member per household will be allowed to shop. Persons should carry identification (IDs) which will be checked by stores and the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force during the limited shopping times. Limited ferry service from the sister islands will be available for three days. Persons are asked to contact ferries for updated schedule times. No visitation to friends, beaches and parks is permitted.


Nekita Turnbull

Ag. Deputy Chief Information Officer
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2730
Email:  Neturnbull@gov.vg