Posted: Sunday, October 11, 2020. 11:33 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: New COVID-19 cases in Belize surpassed recoveries again today. On Sunday, 35 new cases were identified after processing 163 samples. However, there were only 17 recovered cases reported. On Saturday, 69 new cases were identified, surpassing the 44 recoveries recorded on the same day. Active cases have increased from 929 on Saturday to 946 on Sunday and the active case percentage has edged up to 37.4%
The 35 new cases identified on Sunday are distributed as follows:
Cayo – 2 (1 in Belmopan, 1 Santa Elena)
Corozal – 19 (Corozal Town 8, San Joaquin 4, Concepcion 3, San Andres 2, San Roman 1, San Narciso 1)
Belize – 14 (City 4, Ladyville 6, Caye Caulker 2, Hattieville 1, 1 from OW town but swabbed in the City)
In trying to get greater cooperation from Belizeans to practice safer protocols, the Ministry of Health notes that “we have a collective responsibility in curtailing the increasing numbers that we currently have”.
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