Posted: Sunday, August 23, 2020. 1:49 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: The Ministry of Health informed a short while ago that after processing a total of 165 samples, 18 new positive cases of COVID-19 were identified today.
The preliminary breakdown of the 18 cases is as follows:
Orange Walk: 4
Belize District: 7 (3 in city, 1 in Caye Caulker, San Pedro 3)
Cayo District: 5 (all in Belmopan)
Stann Creek: 1
Toledo: 1 (Border Jumper)
Health authorities are awaiting test results from a patient who was transferred from San Felipe, Orange Walk to the Karl Huesner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) but died on arrival. According to the authorities this individual “is a highly suspect case for COVID-19″.
The Ministry says that they will be providing updates throughout the rest of the day and advises Belizeans to ” please continue to remain safe and exercise all the prevention measures at all time”.
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