Good afternoon, It is a pleasure to be here on this auspicious occasion. Before I begin my remarks, I must say to you that I felt chills listening to the Territorial Song, and my heart is warmed by the creative designs of Territorial wear adorning the bodies of you wonderful people. I must say that these were chaired by our beloved Eileen Parsons.
Topic: Emergency, Novel Coronavirus, Public Health | Posted By: aphillip
Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 1:01pm
Good afternoon to all those living and visiting the Virgin Islands. A meeting was convened earlier today with the Premier, Deputy Premier, Minister of Health and Social Development and representatives of key response agencies across the public service to discuss the current global outbreak of COVID-19. I
Topic: Communicable Diseases, Health and Safety, Novel Coronavirus | Posted By: lstevens
Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 11:11am
Fellow Virgin Islanders, residents and friends, the Ministry of Health and Social Development together with all relevant agencies of the Government of the Virgin Islands continue to closely monitor the rapid international and regional spread of the novel Coronavirus Disease COVID-19, and apply all necessary precautions to prevent the importation or transmission of the disease in the British Virgin Islands.
After consultation with the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and other senior health officials, a decision was made that cruise ship M/V Costa Favolosa will not be allowed to call on the Virgin Islands today.