August 13, 2020

Health officials monitoring 262 active cases of COVID-19

So far, Belize has registered 296 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
August 12, 2020

A shocking 86 new cases of COVID-19 detected in Belize today

The full geographic breakdown of the 86 positive samples is as follows:
August 12, 2020

“Airport needs to be reopened before tourism high season,” says Hotel Association

Ted Tejeda, President of the BHA, explained this week that with the new state of global travel and the increased emphasis on safety, Belize needs to [...]
August 12, 2020

Coast Guard confirms sailor infected with COVID-19

The sailor is in quarantine and recovering under the supervision of health officials.
August 12, 2020

Belize logs 44 new cases of COVID-19

Of these samples, 40 were from San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye and the remaining 4 from Belize City, three of which are linked to San [...]
August 12, 2020

No hydroxychloroquine has arrived in country yet, DHS warns about promoting certain medicines and Russian vaccine prematurely

The malaria drug has been hailed by some as relieving symptoms of COVID-19, but the literature has been muddled and Dr. Marvin Manzanero, Director of Health [...]
August 12, 2020

From contact tracing to containment and the limits of the Belize health system

While Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital already has six ventilators and will get six more by the end of this week, it is the only facility with [...]
August 12, 2020

10 health care workers exposed to COVID-19, 7 other frontline workers

Dr. Marvin Manzanero, Director of Health Services, confirmed that a doctor at Karl Heusner Memorial hospital tested positive but does not appear to have caught the [...]