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

Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye Rymer witnessed today the contract signing by contractors for works to begin on the additional third lane project in the Traffic Enhancement and Improvement Programme within the city of Road Town.

The Government of the Virgin Islands has allocated $62.9 million to the second phase of the British Virgin Islands Economic Response plan.

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has announced that two million dollars has been secured from the Social Security Board to assist farmers and fisher folk during his statement on Social Protection and Economic Stimulation in COVID-19 on Thursday, May 28.

Dozens of BVI nationals and residents are registering to return to the Territory through the Controlled Re-Entry of Nationals and Permanent Residents to the Virgin Islands process.

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, will make a live address to the Territory on the second phase of the Virgin Islands Economic Response Plan to COVID-19, today Thursday, May 28 at 8:00 p.m.

Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone reported that there are no active cases of COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands.

Dog owners are to ensure that their pets are always leashed to ensure the safety and peace of mind of beach goers as dogs are allowed on the Territory’s beaches between 6:00 am. and 8:00 a.m.