Good evening one and all, this is the Deputy Premier, Dr. Kedrick Pickering providing you with a brief update on behalf of His Excellency, Governor of the Virgin Islands, Augustus Jaspert and Premier, Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith who are both attending to other duties, at this time.
As the Governor indicated this morning, the State of Emergency has been extended for up to two weeks.
In light of the substantial progress on security, relief and recovery efforts across the Territory, the Premier, Ministers of Cabinet and the Governor, have agreed to amend the curfew effective Friday, September 22nd.
The curfew will now be implemented from 8:00p.m. to 6a.m. daily.
We urge you to adhere to this as we continue our relief and recovery efforts.
Listen to the audio of the statement below: