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August 26, 2021

Government receives 132,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccines from UNICEF, African Union

The J&J vaccines were acquired “through a partnership with UNICEF and the African Union's African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT),” said the Ministry of Health and Wellness [...]
August 26, 2021

Party boat group charged for breaking State of Emergency Regulations

Evan Thompson, 20, was charged with hosting a private gathering, while the boat captain Osman A. Black, 51, was charged with inciting people to contravene the [...]
August 25, 2021

A COVID wedding at the Biltmore

However, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has seen no just cause why the wedding ceremony should not go ahead.
August 25, 2021

43 new cases in Old Capital

New cases were also seen in Western Paradise (3), Hattieville and Ladyville (2) and Burrell Boom and Lemonal (1). Nine new cases were also reported in [...]
August 25, 2021

Orange Walk woman is latest COVID-19 victim

Hers is the 130th death among women and 356th overall, as well the 15th death this month and 72nd for the year.
August 25, 2021

Carnival says cruise passenger who died from COVID-19 didn’t contract virus onboard

The company spokesperson said the guest, Marilyn Tackett, 77, "almost certainly did not contract COVID on our ship,"; however, he acknowledged that the Belize government and [...]
August 25, 2021

Nearly 1,500 students vaccinated in two days in three districts

Separately, as of August 23, 2021,153,225 persons or 35.6 percent of the population had received at least one dose of the vaccine. This represents an increase [...]
August 25, 2021

Lands and Survey Belize City office closes Thursday for COVID-related sanitization

The Ministry of Natural Resources, Petroleum and Mining has advised the public that the office will be temporarily closed on Thursday to facilitate the sanitization of [...]