Posted: Friday, November 19, 2021. 11:14 am CST.
By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Ministry of Health and Wellness’ (MOHW) reported on Friday morning that 208,463 persons in Belize have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
The MOHW COVID-19 Vaccination Report for Thursday, November 18, 191,459 persons have been fully vaccinated in Belize.
In total, 772 persons 18 and older were vaccinated since the previous report.
Up to November 18, a total of 28,838 persons between 12 – 17 years of age had been vaccinated with Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines. Forty persons were vaccinated in this category since the previous report on November 15.
In all, 812 persons countrywide were vaccinated since the previous report on Wednesday.
The MOHW is presently vaccinating with AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccines.
The MOHW said 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.
“We also advise 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,” said the MOHW. “Please be safe and stay at home unless conducting essential business.”
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