Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2020. 9:05 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: The Ministry of Health’s data for today indicate that of the 300 samples processed, the ministry identified 52 new cases of COVID-19.
The Ministry says that its surveillance team has picked up 3 cases of co-infection with dengue.
“This is something that had been described in the region and something we had been looking out for given the added layer of complication this can bring. We will continue to monitor these particular situations across the country,” the Ministry noted.
The breakdown of new cases is as follows:
Toledo – 1 (Big Falls)
Cayo – 9 (2 Belmopan, 5 San Ignacio, 1 Santa Elena, 1 Armenia)
Belize – 11 (10 San Pedro, 1 Ladyville)
Orange Walk – 15 (4 Town, 2 Yo Creek, 1 Trial Farm, 2 Nuevo San Juan, 1 San Lazaro, 1 from Corozal Town but swabbed in OW, 4 from Toledo but swabbed in OW)
Corozal – 16 (10 Town, 1 Chan Chen, 1 Carolina, 1 Xaibe, 1 Santa Clara, 1 Libertad & 1 from OW)
There are now 664 active cases of COVID-19.
Fifty three more patients recovered from the virus.
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