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

The Government of the Virgin Islands has officially reopened its borders to residents and visitors on December 1st, 2020. 

The British Virgin Islands is now on level 1, the lowest COVID-19 risk level on the United States Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Travel Health Notice.

It is December 1, a date visitors, family and friends waited for months to return to the British Virgin Islands since its closure on March 22 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The online BVI Gateway Portal that facilitates the registration of all travellers for authorisation to travel into the Territory from December 1 is now live and is accepting applications.

Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr has said that it is important to celebrate public officers during this milestone 20th year of Public Service Week.

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has said that a mobile application and a monitoring bracelet will be used to complement the science to assist in the reopening of the Territory in a safe manner.

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has announced the activation of a BVI Reopening Steering Group to address the concerns of the public on Phase III of the Territory’s reopening in a timely manner.