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Special List of Persons Exempted from Mandatory Quarantine


(British Virgin Islands BVINews) – Pilots, boat captains and diplomats are among a special category of persons that the government has exempted from undergoing the mandatory four-day quarantine period once entering the territory.

Minister for Health Carvin Malone made that announcement during Tuesday’s media update where he said Cabinet had agreed to those measures recently.

“The COVID-19: Quarantine Exemption Protocols, outlines risk mitigation measures for persons recommended for exemption from quarantine requirements such as aviation, maritime and medical personnel, diplomats and other essential personnel including the judiciary,” Malone stated.

Persons employed in service of the Commonwealth and inter-regional Caribbean organisations, and exceptional essential persons who are approved either by the health minister or the governor will also be exempted from the mandatory requirement, the minister further said.

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