2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 - 11:32am

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 (new) coronavirus in Wuhan, China.

BVI And US Health Officials Update Council Meeting On Coronavirus

Friday, 7 February 2020 - 5:08pm

Officials from the Ministry of Health and Social Development and the US Department of Health are featured as they presented an update on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus at the 8th Annual Inter Virgin Islands Council Meeting. 

BVI Health Travel Advisory Level 1

Tuesday, 4 February 2020 - 1:32pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is strongly advising that BVIslanders and residents avoid all “non-essential” travel to China and to other countries affected by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019 n-CoV).

BVI Remains Vigilant As Coronavirus Is Now A Public Health Emergency

Friday, 31 January 2020 - 4:24pm

BVI health officials remain vigilant as the World Health Organization (WHO) declares the 2019 Novel Coronavirus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

BVI Legislators Briefed On Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Friday, 31 January 2020 - 4:11pm

Pictured are Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (middle); Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Irad Potter (right) and BVI Health Services Authority Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Ronald Georges.

BVI Activates Quarantine Authority In Response To Coronavirus

Tuesday, 28 January 2020 - 6:32pm

BVI Health Minister Honourable Carvin Malone has activated the Quarantine Authority as a precautionary measure in response to the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in China.

Statement by Minister for Health and Social Development on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Tuesday, 28 January 2020 - 5:26pm

I extend greeting to residents and visitors of the Virgin Islands;

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has been carefully monitoring the 2019-Novel-Coronavirus outbreak and are working closely with the Caribbean Public Health Agency, which is providing frequent updates in line with the World Health Organization (who).

BVI Takes Precaution Against Coronavirus

Friday, 24 January 2020 - 9:49pm

Officials at the Ministry of Health and Social Development have began collaborating with local, regional and international health agencies as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus.

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