Since the reopening of the Territory’s borders on December 1st, the BVI has since detected one COVID-19 case.
This was announced by Minister of Health and Social Development, Hon. Carvin Malone during a live press conference held last evening.
Upon arrival into the territory, the male tourist was quarantined on a vessel in a controlled environment. He was also accompanied by a female passenger.
The tourist tested positive after the four-day quarantine, which is mandated by the BVI government .
The tourist and the other occupant have since returned to land and have been placed in a Government Controlled Quarantine Facility.
Local health professionals are carrying out contact tracing measures.
As of December 7th 2020; the Territory has reported a total of 74 COVID
-19 cases, 72 cases recovered, 1 active case and 1 death.