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Ministry of Health: 20 new cases of COVID-19 detected

Posted: Saturday, August 22, 2020. 3:58 pm CST.

By BBN Staff:  The Ministry of Health informed that it has detected 20 new cases of COVID-19. A total of 165 samples were processed.

The patients are from:

Cayo – 1 in Ontario linked to a previous case.

Corozal – 6 all linked to previous cases

BeliZe – 2 – 1 in San Pedro and 1 in the city linked to a previous case

Orange Walk -11 – 9 linked to previous cases

One patient has recovered from COVID-19.

The Office of the Director of Health Services informed that 43 cases were detected on Friday. Two additional cases were identified.

The GeneXpert platform picked up a case in a patient died with liver complications but was diagnosed with COVID-19.

A patient who had tested positive for COVID-19 also delivered a baby via C-Section.

The mom and the child are recovering at KHMH.



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