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 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.

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has announced that over 3000 participants has registered for the Gold Seal Certification Training.

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone has announced Cabinet’s decision to require certified RT-PCR Testing at various intervals and sites for all arriving travelers to the Territory.

The Government of the Virgin Islands and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have pledged greater cooperation on post COVID-19 recovery, climate resilience and the sustainable development goals.