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April 12, 2020

James Brodie temporarily closes downtown branch due to employees contact with COVID-19 patient

This decision was taken as the Company has been reliably informed recently that two of their employees from the Downtown branch "were in contact with a [...]
April 12, 2020

KHMH responds to worker’s union: agrees to temporary closure of ICU

The workers union contended that the hospital authority had compromised the health and safety of the hospital staff handling the patient but the KHMHA said that, [...]
April 10, 2020

Patient quarantine extended to 21 days

It comes after the follow-up tests on the first two patients returned positive results, indicating they have not fully recovered despite being asymptomatic.
April 6, 2020

Belize: “Masking” the Pandemic

By Abner A. Recinos: In light of this pandemic, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends self-isolation for 14 days after travel, monitoring of symptoms, [...]
April 6, 2020

Belize Medical and Dental Association raises major concerns for medical practitioners

The association issued a statement today calling on health authorities to make adequate allocations of personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical practitioners in a timely and [...]
April 5, 2020

Source of infection for patient number 4 still unknown

The MOH said that through its mapping exercise, it managed to identify close contacts of patient #4 in both San Ignacio and Belize City and collected [...]
March 29, 2020

BREAKING: Belize confirms third case of Covid-19

According to Dr. Manzanero, the third confirmed case is that of a male with recent travel history to the US and arrived in Belize on March [...]
March 29, 2020

Government implements additional quarantine measures for people entering country

GOB released a statement moments ago, saying that as the international death toll relating to COVID-19 continues to rise, people are disregarding the self-quarantine measures after [...]