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

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has said that  the number at mass gatherings including graduations, has been increased to one person per 64 square feet, up to a maximum of 100 people.

Healthcare professionals across the Territory will be engaged in a series of virtual workshops as they continue their professional development.

The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) will now be offering COVID-19 testing to more persons in the community. 

The Department of Information and Public Relations and individual team members who form the Joint Information Cell (JIC) are being recognised for their exemplary and stellar performance as the COVID-19 Heroes recognitions continue this week.

Two British Virgin Islands nationals who returned to the Territory on June 27 tested negative for the virus that causes COVID-19.

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has partnered with the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) to create a handbook to help residents incorporate COVID-19 into their seasonal preparedness activities.

The Ministry Health and Social Development received 4,500 KN95 face masks courtesy of Drakes Traders Limited.