E.g., 2 Dec 2021
E.g., 2 Dec 2021

Honourable Carvin Malone: Update On The Ongoing Response To The Global Coronavirus Covid-19 Outbreak

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 - 12:16pm

Fellow Virgin Islanders and friends, I am pleased to report that Government agencies continue to work across sectors in a vigorous response to the global coronavirus disease outbreak, (COVID-19).

Statement from the Ministry of Health and Social Development On the Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 Response

Wednesday, 4 March 2020 - 5:51pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has successfully stood up its first Health Emergency Operations Centre to lead the COVID-19 response.

Message From Governor Augustus Jaspert Regarding Covid-19

Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 1:01pm

Good afternoon to all those living and visiting the Virgin Islands.  A meeting was convened earlier today with the Premier, Deputy Premier, Minister of Health and Social Development and representatives of key response agencies across the public service to discuss the current global outbreak of COVID-19. I

Statement By Minister For Health And Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone On An Update Of The Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 11:11am

Fellow Virgin Islanders, residents and friends, the Ministry of Health and Social Development together with all relevant agencies of the Government of the Virgin Islands continue to closely monitor the rapid international and regional spread of the novel Coronavirus Disease COVID-19, and apply all necessary precautions to prevent the importation or transmission of the disease in the British Virgin Islands.

Statement On Health Screening For Coronavirus Disease In The BVI

Friday, 28 February 2020 - 12:12pm

The Government of the British Virgin Islands assures the public that there is no confirmed case of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands.

Statement From The Government Of The Virgin Islands On M/V Costa Favolosa Not Allowed To Call On Virgin Islands Today

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 - 1:40pm

After consultation with the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and other senior health officials, a decision was made that cruise ship M/V Costa Favolosa will not be allowed to call on the Virgin Islands today.

Honourable Carvin Malone: Coronavirus Disease COVID-19

Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 3:06pm

Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that can cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses like the common cold that can progress to more severe and fatal infections such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. At the end of 2019 new strain of coronavirus was detected in Wuhan City, China and later named coronavirus disease 2019 (or COVID-19) by the World Health Organisation (WHO).  On January 30, 2020 the WHO declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

Premier Fahie On Coronavirus Virus: BVI Overseas Offices and Employees

Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 12:23pm

Mister Speaker, I thank the Honourable Minister for Health and Social Development and his team for keeping the public informed about the status of the virus and how the Territory is mitigating the risks associated with its outbreak.

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 - 11:32am

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 (new) coronavirus in Wuhan, China.

File

File

Statement by Minister for Health and Social Development on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Tuesday, 28 January 2020 - 5:26pm

I extend greeting to residents and visitors of the Virgin Islands;

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has been carefully monitoring the 2019-Novel-Coronavirus outbreak and are working closely with the Caribbean Public Health Agency, which is providing frequent updates in line with the World Health Organization (who).

Pages