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August 19, 2020

Female,72, passes from COVID-19

The female patient had tested positive for COVID-19 and was intubated at the KHMH.
August 19, 2020
COVID19

Belize monitoring 511 active cases of COVID-19

Of the 511 active cases, 210 are females and 301 are males.
August 18, 2020

78 new cases of COVID-19 detected today, 55 are in the Belize district

These 78 cases were detected after a record number of 311 samples were processed today.
August 18, 2020

Ministry of Health warns against providing unreliable information during contact tracing

The Ministry's Director of Health Services, Dr. Marvin Manzanero, explained today that the decision to follow up on suspected cases hinges largely on the information given [...]
August 18, 2020

Thirty-four new positive cases of COVID-19 confirmed, mostly in San Pedro

Dr. Marvin Manzanero, Director of Health Services, noted at the end of today's Ask the Experts, that 29 of the 34 cases are recorded in San [...]
August 18, 2020

Only symptomatic patients are now being tested for COVID-19 in Belize

Manzanero added that the WHO also amended the procedure for discharge of patients in quarantine, from two negative test results after the quarantine period, to 10 [...]
August 18, 2020

PCR tests for people trying to leave the country will only be done once a week,” says Ministry of Health

Manzaneo explained that the lab is currently overwhelmed with tests and as such will only process tests for students who study abroad that need to leave [...]
August 18, 2020

Procedures for handling bodies of persons who died of COVID-19 being reviewed

Dr. Marvin Manzanero, Director of Health Services,, speaking at today's session of Ask the Experts, notes that more information has become available and many things have [...]