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October 23, 2020

Another COVID-19 death; 55 new cases detected

No further details were given of the patient. The patient is the 47th person in Belize to die of COVID-19.
October 23, 2020

Taiwan Embassy donates masks to election workers

The masks will be distributed to all election workers across Belize for the November 11th General Elections.
October 23, 2020

FDA approves first treatment for COVID-19; antiviral Remdesivir

Earlier this year, the FDA approved only an emergency use authorization for hospitals and doctors. Health professionals could have used the drug on patients hospitalized with [...]
October 23, 2020

COVID-19: Are we any closer to a vaccine? 

On Monday, according to Boston.com, Stéphane Bancel, the CEO of Cambridge-based biotech company Moderna, told the Wall Street Journal that the US government could approve its vaccine for emergency use in [...]
October 23, 2020

Belize nears 3000 confirmed cases of COVID-19

As of October 22, 2020, the country had registered 2,995 confirmed cases of the virus. Of those confirmed cases, 1,375 are females and 1,620 are males.
October 22, 2020

COVID-19 Update: 58 new cases identified in Belize

Of the total of 437 tests, 58 returned positive for COVID-19. 
October 22, 2020

Seven COVID-19 patients admitted at KHMH

One of the patients is ventilated and another is a 6-year-old child.
October 22, 2020

Belize Electricity Limited donates equipment to Ministry of Health to speed up processing COVID-19 samples

Director of Health Services. Dr. Marvin Manzanero, explained that laboratory staff has to manually extract nasal swabs one by one from their containers to insert them [...]