Posted: Tuesday, November 9, 2021. 10:17 am CST.
By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) reported on Tuesday morning that 207,092 persons in Belize have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. That’s according to the MOHW’s COVID-19 Vaccination Report for Monday, November 8.
The MOHW said that by Monday, 186,418 persons had been fully vaccinated in Belize.
In total, 1229 persons 18 and older were vaccinated since the previous report published on Friday, November 5.
Up to November 8, a total of 28,535 persons between 12 – 17 years of age have been vaccinated with Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines. One hundred persons in this age group were vaccinated since the previous report on Friday.
The MOHW is vaccinating with AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccines.
Persons wishing to vaccinate may visit vaccinating sites countrywide and may also register online for an appointment.
“Vaccinations are now available for everyone; 12 years and older. Persons who have been vaccinated for at least 8 weeks are asked to visit any Ministry of Health and Wellness’ health facility to get their second dose of the vaccine,” said the MOHW.
The MOHW also advises “that even after getting vaccinated, persons are to continue wearing a face mask properly in public, maintain consistent physical distancing, avoid social gatherings, and wash and sanitize hands often. Please be safe and stay at home unless conducting essential business”.
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