fbpx
michel chebat
COVID-19 Christmas campaign: No parties, gatherings, socializing, Ministry of Health and Wellness asks
December 17, 2020
Belize City remains COVID-19 hotspot with 35 new infections
December 17, 2020

Number of COVID-19 recoveries jumps with a new definition

  • 372
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    372
    Shares

Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2020. 6:36 pm CST.

By Aaron Humes: The Ministry of Health and Wellness has adopted a revised protocol by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the method of determining recovery from COVID-19.

Said the Ministry, “Before, a negative PCR test result was needed for a person to be declared “recovered”. With the new protocol, individuals are declared clinically recovered 14 days after testing positive, assuming they present no signs and symptoms.”

As a result, from 4,628 total recoveries on Wednesday, the number is 8,053 including 151 new recoveries reported.

For the first time in some time, the number of new cases (119) is outstripped by the number of recovered cases.

The new total of recoveries includes persons pending results from the Central Medical Laboratory; persons lost to follow-up who were not retested, and others whose samples were not processed.

The number of active cases goes below two thousand, to 1,526. The total number of cases since the start of the pandemic in March stands at 9,791.

With one new death, the total number of deaths is at 213. 41 persons remain actively hospitalized and four are in intensive care.

Comments

 

Аdvеrtіѕе wіth thе most visited news site in Веlіzе ~ Wе оffеr fullу сuѕtоmіzаblе аnd flехіblе dіgіtаl mаrkеtіng расkаgеѕ. Yоur соntеnt іѕ dеlіvеrеd іnѕtаntlу tо thоuѕаndѕ оf uѕеrѕ іn Веlіzе аnd аbrоаd! Соntасt uѕ аt marketing@breakingbelizenews.com оr саll uѕ аt 501-601-0315.

 

© 2020, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.

  • larry waight
  • galen university

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *