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June 9, 2020

Dr. Marvin Manzanero: Testing will continue with people arriving to Belize and prior to leaving quarantine facility

Manzanero said that the Ministry will test anyone arriving into Belize and prior to them leaving the quarantine facilities as the repatriation process continues.
June 9, 2020

Belize confirms case #20 of COVID-19

As a result of a revised protocol that came into effect this week, persons entering Belize either legally or illegally are being swabbed and tested for [...]
June 9, 2020
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Director of Health Services; Belizean was on a cruise ship that had COVID-19 outbreak

The workers were reportedly on different cruise ships before being brought together into the Rhapsody of the Seas.
June 9, 2020

Taiwanese Embassy donates face masks and thermometers to Ministry of Immigration

The donation will be used by officers of the Border Management and Immigration Services Department and the Nationality and Passports Department.
June 9, 2020

Director of Health Services says 19th case doesn’t mean second wave of COVID-19

Manzanero says that the patient is a young male who is asymptomatic. The patient was tested on Thursday, June 4, 2020 and the results returned on [...]
June 9, 2020

COVID-19 cases spiking in US amidst Black Lives Matter protests; tourism in Belize may suffer

By BBN Staff: CNN reports that COVID-19 cases in the United States have seen a spike recently which, coincides with the ongoing Black Lives Matter (BLM) [...]
June 9, 2020

Belize’s economy projected to contract nearly 14 percent as World Bank confirms COVID-19 economic recession

The World Bank, in its June 2020 Global Economic Prospects report released Monday, said the Caribbean is projected to experience a 3.1 percent contraction this year, [...]
June 8, 2020

Brazilian government under fire for stopping update reports on COVID-19

Medical professionals have all condemned Bolsonaro's decision, stressing that not reporting the data will hinder the national response to the pandemic and cause even more infections [...]