BVI NIGHTCLUBS TO REOPEN TO FULLY VACCINATED PATRONS ONLY! STAFF ALSO SUBJECTED TO THE JAB

The Government of the Virgin Islands has turned to “vaccine passes” in an effort to allow for the reopening of night clubs. This is according to new Cabinet-approved policies that mandates staff and patrons receive the Covid-19 jab before business resumes, effective September 16th, 2021. The revised Public Health and Suppression order advised laid out … Continued

CRUISE SHIP ODYSSEY ANCHORS IN PETER ISLAND BUT PASSENGERS NOT ALLOWED ON LAND. PREMIER SAYS ANCHORAGE METHOD WILL BE EMPLOYED UNTIL CABINET APPROVES BUBBLE PLAN

Passengers aboard the Seabourn Odyssey Cruise ship that docked in Peter Island earlier today are prohibited from disembarking the ship. This is in accordance with the anchorage format initially approved by local health authorities for incoming ships following the spike in Covid-19 cases. In an invited comment Premier of the Virgin Islands and overseeing Tourism … Continued

80,000 GUYANESE ON WAITING LIST FOR 2ND COVID-19 SHOT AS COUNTRY EXPERIENCES SHORTAGE OF SPUTNIK VACCINES

Guyana’s struggles to acquire second dose jabs of the Russian manufactured Sputnik coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is affecting over 80,000 people who are waiting to be fully vaccinated.  At today’s COVID-19 Update, Anthony stated that there is a worldwide shortage of Sputnik vaccines. But the minister noted that the Russian Direct Investment Fund, which distributes the vaccine, … Continued

CARIBBEAN SURPASSES OF 300,000 CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 & 6,700 DEATHS. LEADERS WORRY ABOUT NUMBERS

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders have expressed “deep concern” at the significant increase in the number of deaths and positive cases linked to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in recent months in the region. The CARICOM leaders met in a “Special Emergency Meeting” virtually on Monday to consider a regional response to the recent surge in infections, … Continued

FULLY VACCINATED PATIENT DIES FROM COVID-19 VIRUS IN US VIRGIN ISLANDS

The US Virgin Islands (USVI) has announced that a person, who was fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19), died from complications associated with the virus. The person, who passed away last week, was hospitalised. Territorial Epidemiologist Dr Esther Ellis, in announcing the territory’s first breakthrough COVID-19 death yesterday, did not give any further details on whether … Continued

WINBVI SET TO LAUNCH 8-WEEK EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM FOR SINGLE MOTHERS TODAY AT SAVE THE SEED CENTER

Single and first time mothers across the British Virgin Islands will be able to benefit from an 8-week empowerment program set to be launched today by the Women In Need organization. Director of WINBVI Alicia Green said upon completion, mothers will be better able to conquer mountains and crush mental currents of destructive cycles and … Continued