Posted: Sunday, March 29, 2020. 10:12 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Minister of Health, Pablo Marin, confirmed via his Facebook page a few minutes ago that the third positive case for Covid-19 in the country is an imported case from New York, USA and that the patient is located in Belize City.
The patient arrived in country on March 20. He had been asymptomatic but developed mild symptoms on March 25. He was swabbed on March 27th and today testing confirmed his sample was positive for COVID-19. The sample was one of nine screened today.
The patient remains in self-isolation, according to Marin. Prime Minister Dean Barrow will be making a statement tomorrow regarding measures to be implemented in preventing further spread of the virus.
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