Statement by Minister for Health and Social Development On COVID-19 Situation and Response - January 7, 2021

Friday, 8 January 2021 - 11:43am

I extend New Year’s greetings to everyone in the Virgin Islands and throughout the World.

Since my last status report on the COVID-19 situation delivered from the House of Assembly on Thursday, 31st December, there have been some developments which need to be brought to your attention as I’ve pledged to keep you fully informed.

Curfew (No. 41) Order, 2020 In Effect

Wednesday, 6 January 2021 - 4:54pm

The public is advised of the Imposition of Curfew (No. 41) Order, 2020 which came into effect on December 31, 2020. The imposed curfew is between the hours of 2:01 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. daily until January 14.

Contact Tracing From Old Year’s Party

Wednesday, 6 January 2021 - 4:47pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has confirmed that someone who attended the club Coco-Maya, in Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda from approximately 10:00 p.m. until 12:00 midnight on Old Year’s night has tested positive for COVID-19. 

Feeling Sick After Old Year’s Partying?

Wednesday, 6 January 2021 - 4:42pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is advising persons who attended or came into contact with persons who attended Old Year’s and New Year’s festivities to monitor themselves for approximately 14 days for symptoms of corona virus.

Two Orders Gazetted Including Imposition Of Curfew No. 41

Wednesday, 6 January 2021 - 4:34pm

The Cabinet Office is notifying the public that Statutory Instruments No. 148 Imposition of a Curfew (No. 41) Order, 2020 and No.149 Public Health (Covid-19 Control and Suppression Measures) (No. 9) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order, 2020 are now available on the Virgin Islands Official Gazette website at https://eservices.gov.vg/gazette/.

COVID-19 Vaccine To Be Made Available To BVI Residents

Monday, 4 January 2021 - 3:32pm

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.

Statement By Honourable Carvin Malone - Update On The Waste Management Programme

Saturday, 2 January 2021 - 10:02am

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present an update on the Department of Waste Management’s ongoing efforts to increase recycling and waste reduction in the Territory.

Statement By Honourable Carvin Malone - COVID-19 Situation And Response

Saturday, 2 January 2021 - 9:56am

Mister Speaker, let me first extend New Year Greetings to everyone in these beautiful Virgin Islands; throughout the region and via all the usual communication mediums, who have had to endure the sound of my voice giving updates on what I think is the most critical topic in this Territory’s history, over the past 10 months – that of COVID-19. 

Statement By Honourable Carvin Malone - COVID-19 Vaccination And New UK Strain

Saturday, 2 January 2021 - 9:53am

Mister Speaker, yesterday on 30th December 2020 the United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency for supply in the United Kingdom approved AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford/Vaccitechs Covid-19 vaccine candidate AZD1222.

Statement by Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley - Education Update 2020/2021

Saturday, 2 January 2021 - 9:38am

Mister Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity to share in this Honourable House and with the entire community, updates on the progress in schools since the start of the 2020/2021 school year and plans for the upcoming term. 

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