As of last Thursday, the territory had 19 known active Covid-19 cases, all of which were found on Tortola.

Of those, four were found through entry screening on day seven, three through travel
screening, five from contact tracing, and seven locally.

Prior to that, the government had reported 14 active cases on April 1.

Abroad, a new variant of Covid-19 called XE has been spreading, with more than 600 known cases throughout the United Kingdom, according to news reports.

XE is a hybrid of two omicron subvariants known as BA.1 and BA.2.