Statement by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie- Cultural Christmas Continues Despite Premier Testing Positive For COVID-19

Friday, 24 December 2021 - 10:28pm

I once again wish everyone Happy Holidays and GOD'S BLESSINGS.

I must also inform that during the early part of this afternoon I was informed by the Health Officials for the need to have me tested as a result of me being in close contact with someone who had recently tested positive for Covid-19. As a result, late this afternoon, 24 December, 2021, I was tested for COVID-19 and the results returned as positive.

Sick Persons Should Immediately Self-Isolate

Wednesday, 1 December 2021 - 2:29pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is advising the public to remain vigilant amid recent increases in COVID-19 positive cases in the Territory. 

Cabinet Amends Covid-19 Control And Suppression Regulations

Thursday, 18 November 2021 - 5:00pm

Travelers to the Virgin Islands who are fully vaccinated can now present a RT-PCR or Approved Antigen SARS COV-2 negative test result, taken within 48-hours before arrival to the Territory.

Hand Foot And Mouth Disease On The Rise

Friday, 5 November 2021 - 12:10pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is encouraging parents to remain vigilant as hand foot and mouth disease is on the rise in the Territory.

Residents Urged To Continue To Support Fire Officers

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 - 4:01pm

Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Honorable Kye M. Rymer is encouraging residents to continue to support the officers of the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service.

Statement By Honourable Carvin Malone- COVD-19 Update Cabinet Decisions

Friday, 1 October 2021 - 5:28pm

I extend greetings to everyone in the Virgin Islands, the Region and the World.  I extend prayers and words of condolences to all families who have lost loved ones during this trying period, whether by COVID or other causes.

Public Service Appoints New Health And Safety Coordinator

Wednesday, 1 September 2021 - 10:14am

Ms. Rhonexie N. Anderson has been appointed Health and Safety Coordinator with the Department of Human Resources for the Public Service effective 30th August, 2021.

Genetic Testing Reveals Delta Variant Was Present In The Virgin Islands

Sunday, 15 August 2021 - 8:18am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has confirmed that one COVID-19 sample tested positive for the Delta variant.

Statement By Minister For Health And Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone- COVID-19 Update – Navigating Uncharted Waters

Thursday, 12 August 2021 - 8:24pm

Good Day Mister Speaker, I stand before this Honourable House today to share what I think would be some good news relating to our COVID-19 situation here in the Virgin Islands. 

Over the last month the BVI has seen some very rough and challenging waters with the impact of a literal COVID-19 wave and surge in this Territory.  We have lost loved ones, we have grieved and continue to grieve the loss of our friends, our co-workers, our family, those dear to our hearts. 

Statement By Premier And Minister Of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie- COVID-19 Update

Thursday, 12 August 2021 - 8:06pm

Thank you Mister Speaker, for this opportunity to make this statement to this Honourable House. As Premier and Leader of Government Business, I wish to express gratitude on behalf of the Government and on my own behalf, as well as that of all Virgin Islanders and residents, to all persons who have contributed in some way to our battle against COVID-19.