March 21, 2020

American national tests positive for Covid-19 one week after departing Belize

While it is looking for others who have been in close contact, those identified so far are without any symptoms.
March 19, 2020

Government establishes public transportation protocol for COVID-19

The following protocols have been put in place by the Department of Transport:
March 19, 2020

Prime Minister updates on COVID-19: ‘last one standing in Central America’

To keep it that way, the National Oversight Committee meets on Friday to discuss ramping up measures to keep the virus out.
March 15, 2020

Bus turned back at Northern border amidst coronavirus concerns

The bus was reportedly bringing 21 polish nationals from Mexico to Belize but they were denied entry.
March 15, 2020

Belize Tourism Board urges stakeholders to listen to official information

All information from GOB and the MOH will also be shared with stakeholders by the BTB.
March 15, 2020

No cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Belize; travel ban implemented for travelers from China, Europe and other infected countries

Given the growing global public health concern and the imminent threat to Belize, the Government of Belize announces the following updated travel restrictions effective today, March [...]
March 14, 2020

Boat full of foreigners turned back from San Pedro amidst Covid-19 concerns

Earlier today the vessel entered Belizean waters but remained anchored off the coast of San Pedro because authorities refused to have its occupants disembark amidst the [...]
March 14, 2020

Message to the KHMH ICU specialists: Dr. Hidalgo and Dr. Arriaga

By Bernard Bulwer: 1. To my knowledge, you are the only two adult ICU/Critical Care specialists in Belize (at least back in my time).