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

Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has commended his ministry’s team for its hard work last year which he said was ‘an unconventional time’.

The British Virgin Islands will receive over USD$362,000 in funding from the United Nations (UN) COVID-19 Response and Recovery Multi-Partner Trust Fund (COVID-19 MPTF Fund) as a participating country in the Joint Programme on “Social Protection and employability promotion to mitigate the socio-economic impact of COVID-19.

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.