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August 12, 2020

No hydroxychloroquine has arrived in country yet, DHS warns about promoting certain medicines and Russian vaccine prematurely

The malaria drug has been hailed by some as relieving symptoms of COVID-19, but the literature has been muddled and Dr. Marvin Manzanero, Director of Health [...]
August 8, 2020

Five more cases of COVID-19 identified in Orange Walk and 2 more in San Pedro

Of the 5 cases in the Orange Walk district, 2 are in Shipyard and according to the COVID-19 update provided by the Ministry of Health, these [...]
August 8, 2020

Medical and Dental Association demands better working conditions for frontline workers battling COVID-19

"If adequate personal protective gears are not available for work, you have the right to refuse to see patients," the BMDA said.
August 8, 2020

BREAKING: A new record of 32 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Belize today

The Ministry said that the full breakdown of the cases is being worked on but for now the preliminary data shows:
August 7, 2020

Health Officials say some 30 new COVID-19 cases may emerge today

Of these 180 samples, some 30 cases are going through a repeat polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test before being confirmed as COVID-19 positive.The final results will [...]
August 7, 2020

Dr. Manzanero: “Everyone you see is a potential COVID-19 case…avoid unnecessary travel”

And with the sudden blow of a spike in cases, on today’s Ask the Experts, he took the opportunity to once again reiterate that Belizeans must [...]
August 7, 2020

Ministry sticks to protocol: Quarantine at home, take precautions if asymptomatic

Of these some 30 cases are to be confirmed with a second test. As for where they are from, the statement only said “not only from [...]
August 7, 2020

Eight frontline workers test positive for COVID-19

Director of Epidemiology Dr. Russell Manzanero confirmed that the total number of COVID-10 cases is now at 114 cases: 54 females and 60 males. 32 cases [...]