British Virgin Islands

Wednesday, Aug 04, 2021

Nightly curfew back on as BVI’s active COVID cases surge to 480

Nightly curfew back on as BVI’s active COVID cases surge to 480

Health Minister Carvin Malone moments ago reported that there are now some 480 positive COVID-19 cases in the BVI.
In light of this massive spike, Malone said the government is reimplementing a night-time curfew for the territory. Starting, Tuesday July 6, this curfew will be between 11 pm and 5 am for 14 days, in the first instance.

“These new measures are expected to be gazetted for implementation if not tonight [then] tomorrow,” the Minister said in his late-night broadcast on Monday.

The Health Minister also announced several restrictions on various local institutions. Additionally, establishments such as clubs and gyms are being ordered closed. All these new policies are also to take effect tomorrow.

More details to come.
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