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July 15, 2020

Ministry of Health reviewed Ministry of Education’s action plan, thinks it is “solid”

Dr. Marvin Manzanero, Director of Health Services for the MOH said that both ministries recently conducted a meeting where his ministry reviewed the plan which includes [...]
July 15, 2020

Ministry of Health asks public to be respectful of due process for information dissemination

Director of Health Services, Dr. Marvin Manzanero, explained that once the Ministry learns of a confirmed case, the patient needs to be informed before the information [...]
July 15, 2020

Repatriate tests positive for COVID-19 authorities not concerned

Director of Health Services, Dr.Marvin Manzanero, said that as a part of the repatriation process, the man was already bound for quarantine and had his contact [...]
July 15, 2020

“Border jumpers need to be immediately swabbed,” says Director of Health Services

Manzanero, speaking on Ask the Experts, said that the Country has 16 active cases of COVID-19, 11 of which come from Orange Walk. The majority of [...]
July 14, 2020

United Kingdom scientists using llama blood to help develop COVID-19 vaccine

Information on the development of the llama-based vaccine was published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, where lead researcher Professor James Naismith, compared the process of [...]
July 14, 2020

Central America COVID-19 toll reinforces Belize’s caution

As we showed with the Caribbean on Monday, that total is fourth from bottom among countries with active cases. It is also bottom of Central America’s [...]
July 12, 2020

Global COVID-19 cases approaches 13 million

Worldometer reports that as of 8:00 a.m. the total number of COVID-19 cases globally stood at 12,896,651, while the number of people that lost their life [...]
July 12, 2020

Ministry of Health monitoring close contacts of COVID-19 patients who are symptomatic

Some of the persons are symptomatic and are considered suspect cases.