July 14, 2020

Village councils asked to assist with enforcing emergency protocols

NAVCO president Javier Sabido wrote chairpersons of villages to, among other things, avoid mass gatherings and meetings in villages; enforce mask-wearing, social distancing, and handwashing among [...]
July 13, 2020

Orange Walk Mayor encourages public to protect themselves and families and follow established regulations

Bernard shares that the sudden surge in confirmed cases can be traced to persons entering the country.
July 13, 2020

Ministry of Health monitors COVID-19  situation in neighboring countries

The Ministry is closely looking at the cases in Guatemala and Mexico, especially the neighbouring state of Quintana Roo.
July 12, 2020
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Prime Minister Dean Barrow says more Covid-19 relief funds approved

According to Barrow, US$10 million was approved by the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) to supplement the Food Assistance Program.
July 12, 2020

Global COVID-19 cases approaches 13 million

Worldometer reports that as of 8:00 a.m. the total number of COVID-19 cases globally stood at 12,896,651, while the number of people that lost their life [...]
July 12, 2020

Ministry of Health monitoring close contacts of COVID-19 patients who are symptomatic

Some of the persons are symptomatic and are considered suspect cases.
July 10, 2020

“Budget cuts at National Health Insurance could have been worse,” says Executive Chairman

Figueroa told our newsroom today that NHI had learned about the memo that GOB would be making budget cuts across the board "fairly late," and at [...]
July 10, 2020

Will schools be ready to re-open on time?

President Elena Smith says that a meeting with the Ministry of Education raised concern that school managements, which are responsible for obtaining the necessary items for [...]