February 19, 2020

Honduran Ministry of Health says no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country

The woman was arriving from the United States but had traveled from Taiwan and reportedly had symptoms of the COVID-19 which, made authorities move swiftly in [...]
February 18, 2020

Ministry of Health clarifies rumored case of COVID-19 in Dangriga

The Ministry says that Belize remains free of any case of COVID-19 (formerly known as novel coronavirus) and there is no suspected case at this time [...]
February 16, 2020

First COVID019 death in Europe, second death outside of Asia as confirmed cases continue to skyrocket

The latest update, released earlier today says that an 80-year-old man in France, who had been receiving treatment for COVID-19 since January 25th recently died.
February 9, 2020

Did Belize take too long to impose travel ban due to novel coronavirus?

GOB's travel ban came after a situation at the Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport yesterday, where 12 visitors who visited China within the 14-day span, were [...]
February 6, 2020

Belize urges for Taiwan’s inclusion in World Health Organization amidst coronavirus crisis

In the release, the Government of Belize acknowledges that it is aware of a small number of cases of the Novel Coronavirus (2019 - nCoV) in [...]
February 4, 2020

National Surveillance Team gives update on novel coronavirus

The Ministry says that the information has evolved and is being adapted to guide the response in Belize.
February 2, 2020

Novel Coronavirus cases surpass SARS outbreak, death toll still less

There were a total of 8,100 reported SARS cases during the eight-month outbreak; however, between the end of December 2019 when the novel coronavirus was first [...]
January 31, 2020

As novel coronavirus spreads, Belize implements soft travel restrictions

Following the WHO's declaration, the Ministry of Health in Belize decided to "scale up its surveillance efforts at the principal ports of entry".