fbpx
Warm and dry weather expected today
April 10, 2020
KHMH staff members who attended to patient 10 who died from Covid-19 wore protective gear and followed protocols
April 10, 2020

Belize Government confirms 2nd death of person infected with COVID-19

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Posted: Friday, April 10, 2020. 12:04 pm CST.

By BBN Staff: The Government of Belize and the Ministry of Health informed the nation via a press release of the death of the patient who was confirmed as the 10th case of COVID-19.

The Government notes that the patient had been receiving treatment as of March 27th at a private medical facility in Belize City.

While there, the patient was swabbed twice and the samples sent to the Central Medical Laboratory for testing for COVID-19; both tests proved inconclusive.

The patient was transferred to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) on Tuesday, April 7th, from the private facility.

He arrived intubated and was admitted into intensive care upon arrival and placed into a single, private room in the general adult Intensive Care Unit.

The patient had been connected to a ventilator at the private hospital since March 31st with progressive deterioration and complications since then, one of those complications being a stroke. The patient was swabbed at the KHMH and that test produced a positive result for COVID-19.

As per infection control procedures, the staff members who attended to the patient in the ICU at the KHMH were wearing personal protective equipment.

The mapping exercise which includes immediate contacts and health care workers at both the private facility and KHMH is currently ongoing.

Comments

 

Аdvеrtіѕе wіth thе most visited news site in Веlіzе ~ Wе оffеr fullу сuѕtоmіzаblе аnd flехіblе dіgіtаl mаrkеtіng расkаgеѕ. Yоur соntеnt іѕ dеlіvеrеd іnѕtаntlу tо thоuѕаndѕ оf uѕеrѕ іn Веlіzе аnd аbrоаd! Соntасt uѕ аt marketing@breakingbelizenews.com оr саll uѕ аt 501-601-0315.

 

© 2020, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.

  • Christmas Galen Ad (Revised)
  • larry waight
  • Christmas Galen Ad (Revised)