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COVID-19 empties out New York
ABC News' David Wright reports on how the disease has turned one of the biggest tourist destinations into a ghost town, and New Yorkers' continued struggle against COVID-19.
The shocking centre of the COVID-19 crisis
The crisis gripping the town at the centre of the global COVID-19 crisis in Italy has been witnessed by Sky News' Chief Correspondent Stuart Ramsay.
What Coronavirus Symptoms Look Like, Day By Day
After being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19, it can take as few as two and as many as 14 days for symptoms to develop. Cases range from mild to critical. The average t...
Fahie Leading by Example: Consultancies To Be Cut As Gov’t Redirects Spending
In wake of the economic fallout from the coronavirus COVID-19, the government of the Virgin Islands is moving to redirect funds from its 2020 budget to help cushion the negative...
Beware of child predators on the internet- RVIPF - urges parents & guardians to keep children safe from online child sexual abuse & exploitation
With children at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic and many of them having the opportunity to constantly access the internet, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has u...
Residents allowed to shop via surnames for next 3 days - Full 14-day lockdown to begin from Saturday, April 4, 2020
The Virgin Islands will go into a full 14-day lockdown from Saturday evening, April 4, 2020 but will be given 3 days before to stock up for the round-the clock curfew.
Banco Popular VG to reopen ahead of next complete lockdown
Premier Fahie says other banks being lobbied to open Thursday April 2, 2020 to Saturday, April 4, 2020
Shop for 14-days! BVI going on complete lockdown in 3 days
Government is designating three consecutive days for residents to stock up on supplies and conduct essential business before the BVI enters another 24-hour lockdown that will la...
Landlords shouldn't be allowed to evict tenants who can't pay rent due to COVID-19 - Walwyn
Government is being encouraged to implement an interim policy that would prevent landlords from evicting tenants who are not able to meet their rent obligations because of the C...
143 persons in quarantine to be 'guarded' 24/7 - Premier
In a bid to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus in the British Virgin Islands, persons under quarantine will now be placed under guarded surveillance at times.
National Bank Announces Opening Times
The General Public is hereby advised that the National Bank of the Virgin Islands will be open to the public, for Teller Services only, from 8:00 a.m. through to 3:00 p.m.
SITUATION IN NUMBERS
Total (new) cases in last 24 hours. Globally 823 626 confirmed (72 736) 40 598 deaths (4193)
British Airways is expected to announce it will suspend around 36,000 staff
The airline reaches a deal with unions to furlough 80% of its workforce after grounding most of its fleet.
About 2 Million Guns Were Sold in the U.S. as Virus Fears Spread
Americans bought about two million guns in March, according to a New York Times analysis of federal data. It was the second-busiest month ever for gun sales, trailing only Janua...
UK coronavirus testing: what ministers said and what has happened
Over the past fortnight, ministers and their scientific advisers have made a series of claims over testing. Which of them stand up to scrutiny?
Asia may have been right about coronavirus and face masks, and the rest of the world is coming around
In the coming weeks, if they have not already, your government is likely to begin advising you to wear a face mask to protect against coronavirus. For those living in Asia, such...
Here's how much bitcoin beat the Dow and S&P 500 in the first quarter
Bitcoin has fallen less than major U.S. equity indices in the first quarter but still hasn't proven it can act as a "safe haven" in times of market turmoil.
IMF says coronavirus crisis requires 'wartime' policy response
Global policymakers must enact "wartime" measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the IMF said.
Global coronavirus cases will hit 1 million and 50,000 deaths in a few days, WHO officials say
Global cases: More than 911,300. Global deaths: At least 45,400, US cases: At least 200,000, US deaths: At least 4,400
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