June 24, 2020

United Nations Development Programme makes donation to Ministry of Health to help with COVID-19 response

The donation, made yesterday, consisted of testing equipment and a ventilator all valued at around $100,000. It was made as a part of a Global Fund [...]
June 23, 2020

Persons quarantined to be released after receiving 2nd negative swab

Some of these samples were from persons who are to be released from the quarantine hotels/facilities after completing their 14 days and having had a second [...]
June 23, 2020

Ventilators do not kill people, Manzanero explains

Manzanero, appearing on the Government of Belize's weekly live stream Ask the Experts, said that he needed to address the issue because the question was being [...]
June 23, 2020

Ministry of Health: “Returning to a pre-COVID-19 normal is unlikely without a vaccine,”

Dr. Marvin Manzanero, Director of Health Services at the MOH, said that the latest data being reported internationally suggests that human immunity developed from prior infection [...]
June 23, 2020

“There is no second wave of COVID-19,” says Director of Health Services

Manzanero, on his latest appearance of 'Ask the Experts', said that Belize has seen at least one case a week for the last three to four [...]
June 23, 2020

Courts Belize supports Ministry of Health in the fight against COVID-19

Melinda Guerra, Central Health Region Manager for the MOH, explained that areroboxes are used in managing COVID-19 positive patients to protect the physicians treating the patients.
June 23, 2020

Testing continues for COVID-19 as Belize monitors 4 active cases

As of today, the Ministry has conducted 2,043 tests of which 2,010 returned negative and 56 are under investigation.
June 22, 2020

Ministry of Health confirms 23rd case of COVID-19

According to MOH, the person is a young woman who returned on Friday's repatriation flight of Belizean from abroad. She is reportedly asymptomatic with no treatment [...]