Belize - Belize News - Channel5Belize.com - Great Belize Productions - Belize Breaking News
Home » Miscellaneous, People & Places » Female Soldier Tested for COVID-19
Aug 6, 2020

Female Soldier Tested for COVID-19

Steven Ortega

A female soldier has been tested for the deadly coronavirus. This was confirmed by B.D.F. Commander Brigadier General Steven Ortega today. According to Ortega the female officer came in contact with the two police officers in the north who tested positive for COVID-19. He says that it was low-risk contact and that the officer is in quarantine, awaiting the test results. 

 

Brigadier General Steven Ortega, Commander, B.D.F.

“We have one of our soldiers who is a friend of one of the police in the north and so she is the person who has been tested but no one is positive.”

 

Reporter

“But her result is already back?”

 

Brigadier General Steven Ortega

“No not yet. As per the Ministry of Health she was low risk contact.”

 

Hipolito Novelo

“No signs?”

 

Brigadier General Steven Ortega

“No signs.”

 

Hipolito Novelo

“We also heard that she removed herself from Price Barracks?”

 

Brigadier General Steven Ortega

“She doesn’t work in Price Barracks. She was in a course and so we have self quarantined here as per the normal protocols.”


Viewers please note: This Internet newscast is a verbatim transcript of our evening television newscast. Where speakers use Kriol, we attempt to faithfully reproduce the quotes using a standard spelling system.

Advertise Here

Comments are closed