BVI News

Active COVID-19 cases down to one

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the BVI has reduced to one.

Health Minister Carvin Malone made the announcement today October 6, adding that the territory continues preparation to reopen its borders since no new COVID-19 cases have been detected.

“These low-to-no active cases are a good indication that the public is complying to all the health and safety protocols and measures that the government has put in place. It is also a good indication of our readiness for re-opening in the weeks ahead, which will give our economy the boost that it needs,” the Health Minister said.

The BVI’s COVID-19 recoveries stand at 69 while the total number of COVID-19 cases recorded is 71. One person has died of the virus.

The Health Minister, in the meantime, has commended the continued work of health teams, the joint task force, as well as the private and public alliances who’ve helped to reduce the number of active COVID-19 cases in the territory.

Persons who are experiencing any symptoms related to COVID-19 are reminded not to visit any healthcare facility but are encouraged to contact the Medical Hotline at 284- 852-7650 for an assessment and an appointment for COVID-19 testing.

Common symptoms include fever, cough, headache, fatigue, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, muscle aches, or difficulty breathing.

Copyright 2021 BVI News, Media Expressions Limited. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or distributed.


Disclaimer: BVI News and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the comments below or other interaction among the users.

  1. trump says:

    “I have to go to the BVI because it seems like they have found the cure”

    Like 7
    Dislike 3
    • Hmmmm says:

      So let’s see. No testing equates to no Covid. If you do have symptoms are you going to tell anyone? No of course not since they will lock you and your family down and blame you for sitting in a bar or bringing in illegals from St Thomas. What a laughing stock of the Caribbean and the world you are. You put into office a d****tor that does nothing but what suits him and his p****ts. If you voted for this c***n because of the $7mil that went missing, well wait for the fallout from this b****on. He’s going to make that look like chump change.

      Like 6
      Dislike 3
    • @ Trump says:

      What cure…false positives sounds more like it

      Like 3
      Dislike 2
    • biden says:

      If Trump did what the BVI, did, there would be thousands of lives saved. Get this f**l out of office.

      Like 3
      Dislike 2
  2. Wicked says:

    Malone and Fahie y’all wicked.what luck it is for politicians that the people which is the majority don’t fight for basic rights.

    Like 4
    Dislike 5
  3. WEW says:


  4. Windy says:

    Guess they’ve tested every person in the BVI including those sneaking in.

    Like 8
    Dislike 6
  5. Yawn says:

    And the global charade continues. Let’s see if they’re going to blame the flu season ‘flu deaths’ on COVID as well.

    Like 7
    Dislike 2
  6. quarantine services says:

    Hon. Fahie can you please lock up my husband in the evenings – he is bothering me again..

  7. UK Navy says:

    Thank you for protecting our borders this month.

    Like 6
    Dislike 1
  8. YOUTH says:

    We commend the Government for their efforts. There are more of us with them than against.

    Like 1
    Dislike 1
  9. Clearly says:

    The few critics do not want to admit that the VIP Government has handled this CoronaVirus issue better than most of the world. Good going Premier.

    Like 1
    Dislike 1

Leave a Comment