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December 30, 2021

Ministry of Health holding on to expiring vaccine doses; CARICOM seeking doses for 5 to 12-year-olds

For now, it is holding on to these doses as Belize's own vaccination campaign continues.
December 30, 2021

Omicron: Transmission is primary concern, says Ministry of Health and Wellness

Results from tests for the new variant are expected sometime next week, but there is already evidence that it is here, according to Dr. Natalia Beer, [...]
December 30, 2021

Omicron warning: Ministry of Health sees evidence of variant in Belize

“Currently, the majority of cases present upper airway symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose, and sore throat associated with a mild fever and/or muscle aches [...]
December 30, 2021

PRIME MINISTER’S NEW YEAR’S ADDRESS: ‘Every single Belizean life is worth fighting for,’ P.M. Briceño reminds as he thanks frontline workers

In the last year, just about the entire estimated population has been tested (some more than others), and more than 30 thousand of 32 thousand infected [...]
December 29, 2021

Belize City, North and West take brunt of new COVID wave

Of today’s 331 new cases, 122 were added in Belize City, 17 in Caye Caulker and 14 in Ladyville, while 28 were reported in San Pedro [...]
December 29, 2021

New COVID cases jump by 100 in 24 hours but no new deaths were reported

The number of new COVID-19 cases increased by 102 from the weekend report on Monday with 333 new cases reported countrywide.
December 29, 2021

Two more COVID-19 patients hospitalized

Of these, four are unvaccinated; two are partially vaccinated, and five are fully vaccinated.
December 29, 2021

England will not impose new COVID-19 restrictions; no evidence to justify tougher measures

“In view of the continuing uncertainty about several things – the severity of Omicron, uncertainty about the hospitalization rate or the impact of the vaccine rollout [...]