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November 7, 2020

Three members of Prime Minister’s security detail positive for COVID-19

Three members of his own security detail including its chief, Jeff Gabourel, are presently stricken, and the P.M. himself escaped with a negative test.
November 6, 2020
covid19 deaths in belize

39 new cases of COVID-19 – Orange Walk district dominates again

The new cases are distributed as follows:
November 6, 2020

One COVID-19 related death today, total deaths now at 67

This death brings the total COVID-19 related deaths in Belize to 67 and represents a case fatality rate of 1.67%.
November 6, 2020

Prime Minister Dean Barrow tests negative for COVID-19

This is after Barrow, his driver and staff at the Edward Laing Building in Belize City all had to be tested following a positive test for [...]
November 6, 2020

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) urges keeping up with COVID-19 measures despite “worst week” for infections

At a press briefing today, Dr. Barbosa noted that “Chile, for example, has been able to reduce its rates of infection four-fold since July. Similarly, Paraguay [...]
November 6, 2020

TripSavvy: Emulating the Jewel’s response to COVID-19

The four-point plan is as follows: tight pre-entry protocols; a tourism safe corridor: “gold standard” certified hotels and tour operators; enjoying Belize’s outdoors amid COVID-19; and [...]
November 5, 2020

72 new cases of COVID-19 – Orange Walk continues to dominate new cases

The geographic breakdown of the 72 cases is as follows:
November 5, 2020

BREAKING: Two COVID-19 deaths reported today; a record 7 deaths in 3 days

Both of today's victims are males. The first victim, a resident of Orange Walk, is in his 80's and died at KHMH's ICU COVID-unit. According to [...]