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January 9, 2023

70 deaths from COVID-19 in 2022 – Ministry of Health says current variants pose no increased risk

Meanwhile, in 2022, 70 persons died of COVID-19, but most of those occurred in January and February at the height of the transition from the Delta [...]
January 9, 2023

Ministry of Health believes false COVID XBB WhatsApp message originated outside Belize

“I had seen this WhatsApp message earlier last year, actually, probably in November, October, but it wasn’t circulating like it was a few days ago. Our [...]
January 6, 2023

Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) advises Caribbean countries to be more vigilant, to continue vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Nearly three years after the first outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in the region, and with a new rise in cases, the Caribbean Public [...]
January 5, 2023

Ministry of Health warns against false WhatsApp message on COVID-19 Omicron XBB subvariant

Among other things, the message, a copy of which has been received by Breaking Belize News, claims that the new subvariant of the virus is more [...]
January 4, 2023

Post-Christmas week sees slight falls in new and active COVID cases

There are currently 150 active cases of the virus countrywide, declining for the second straight week.
December 27, 2022

Number of new and active cases of COVID-19 down week to week at end of 2022

The Ministry of Health and Wellness reports 271 new cases of COVID-19 from December 20-27, down from a figure of 299 the previous week. There are [...]
December 20, 2022

COVID report: 299 new cases in a week as Belize tries to fight off comeback

There are now 232 active cases and 69,675 total infections since March 2020, but no hospitalizations or new deaths were reported.
December 19, 2022

International News: China hit again by surge of COVID-19 cases as “waves” of virus begin to strike

By Aaron Humes: Mainland China faces another surge of COVID-19 cases and is preparing for an expected three “waves” of the virus in its winter season, [...]