Posted: Monday, April 13, 2020. 1:29 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: The Government of Belize informed the nation that the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Belize now stands at 18, with four new confirmed cases identified over the last 24 hours.
The confirmed cases are distributed as follows:
• A female in San Ignacio Town, as a close contact of a confirmed case from that town.
• Three cases in Belize City, which are all close contacts of a previously confirmed case in that city.
Patient #3 also remains positive at day 15 after initial confirmation of his case.
If you have developed a fever, cough, sneezing, runny nose or difficulty breathing, please remain in isolation and call one of the Ministry of Health’s emergency numbers.
The Ministry of Health has, effective immediately, increased the quarantine period to 21 days. If you have been an immediate contact of any of the known cases you are also required to self-quarantine.
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