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May 11, 2022

World leaders urged to make firm commitments at Second Global COVID-19 Summit

The United States is co-hosting the summit with leaders of major international blocs including Belize, where Prime Minister John Briceno chairs the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
May 10, 2022

Ministry of Health says COVID hasn’t gone away; watch out

65 new cases were reported over the weekend and a further 54 cases today, including 24 alone in Belize City, which the Ministry reports is “higher [...]
May 10, 2022

COVID update: Active caseload surges past 200

39 net new cases were added, lifting the active caseload figure to 239 with 103 samples under investigation.
May 9, 2022

New COVID cases average 21 per day over the weekend

The update shows a total of 63 newly-confirmed cases in the three-day span, that were detected from among a total of 1,503 tests.
May 8, 2022

COVID-19 related deaths in the US surpass 1 million

As of 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, the number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the US stood at 1,034,531.
May 6, 2022

COVID is on the rise again in the Americas – new cases and hospitalizations up nearly 13 percent in the last week

More than 616 thousand new cases were reported in the Americas over the past week, and over 4200 deaths.
May 6, 2022

More must be done to protect nursing workforce as COVID cases rise in the Americas, says PAHO Director

Director Etienne thanked nurses for playing a central role in caring for those with COVID-19, and for being key to rolling out 1.8 billion doses of [...]
May 5, 2022

Kids 5 to 11 to receive COVID-19 vaccines, says Ministry of Health

As part of its Cabinet Brief this week, the Government stated that Minister Kevin Bernard had informed at the weekly Cabinet meeting that the vaccines “will [...]