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

Residents of the Virgin Islands are being urged to keep a suitable distance of at least three feet from each other and to stay at home during the curfew.

The Ministry of Health and Social Development confirmed the first two imported cases of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands.

Chief Operations Officer at the BVI Health Services, Mrs. Cedorene Malone-Smith has said that only patients seeking emergency services at the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital will be allowed entry in the third floor ER parking lot of the facility.

Water and Sewerage customers across the Territory have been given a month’s suspension in payment of their water charges.

The BVI Airports Authority wishes to advise the travelling public that in accordance with the instructions of the Government of the Virgin Islands, all airports in the territory will be closed...

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