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

Junior Minister for Tourism and Territorial Member Honourable Sharie de Castro announced the winners of the 2020 Territorial Back-to-School Essay Competition that was held on Monday 19th August, 2020.

Businesses continue to receive their stimulus grant cheques as the Government of the Virgin Islands continues to assist with their operational expenditure, while stimulating economic activity during the COVID-19 era.

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission held a meeting with tourism industry partners from the private-islands, resorts and large hotel sectors last evening.

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone said the new Curfew (No. 35) Order, 2020 calls for the restriction of vessels in the Territory’s waters.

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone has reported no active cases of COVID-19 and Cabinet’s decision to impose a new curfew from 12:00 midnight to 5:00 a.m.

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone has reported that the Territory continues to prepare to reopen borders as no new COVID-19 cases are detected.

The Social Distancing Task Force is in full operation as of October 5 to enforce the provisions of the Public Health (Covid-19 Control and Suppression Measures) (No. 7) Order, 2020.