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300 COVID-19 Tests Being Conducted Overnight

Additional cases of COVID-19 are expected to be diagnosed in the days ahead, as contact tracing and testing are ongoing, so the next few days will be critical. An outbreak [...]

Primary School Teacher Contracts COVID-19

Following an outbreak in cases of the coronavirus, schools around the country were ordered to remain closed as a containment measure.  So instead of being in the classrooms today, the [...]

Contact Tracing in the Belize and Northern Districts are Ongoing

So while further results are expected, there is presently a total lockdown in the Mennonite community of Shipyard, in Orange Walk District where twelve cases have been recorded from a [...]

Dr. Manza Clears the Air on BMDA Release

On Saturday, the Belize Medical and Dental Association issued a statement regarding frontline health workers, who they claim were exposed to COVID-19 in the line of duty.  DHS Manzanero has [...]

COVID-19 Hits San Pedro Cops!

In San Pedro, fourteen officers attached to the San Pedro Police Station are in isolation.  Of those fourteen, five have tested positive for COVID-19; three of whom are on the [...]

COVID-19 Patient Documents His Symptoms

Six persons in the health system are confirmed as positive cases.  Pharmacist Carlos Novelo, who also lives on San Pedro, has tested positive for COVID-19, and like teacher Vanessa Gladden, [...]

Breaking the Stigma and Basic Remedies to Help COVID-19 Complications

But even as Carlos Novelo pleas for the public to stay safe, a number of patients, who have tested positive, are complaining that their lives are being threatened. There is [...]

Allure Nightclub’s Statement on COVID-19 Situation on Island

The largest number of positive cases is in San Pedro due to a community spread.  According to the Ministry of Health, the actual source of the current infections is unclear, [...]

San Pedro Police Officer Says There is No Love for Cops on the Island Amidst COVID-19 Spread!

So, as you heard at the top of the news, five police officers attached to the San Pedro Police have tested positive for the COVID-19; but several others are also [...]

August 6th Confirmed Cases Stand at 28; Total of 80 Active Cases Across the Country!

In coronavirus crisis—San Pedro and Santa Martha have community spread and the number of cases continues to grow. The confirmed COVID-19 cases have jumped to over one hundred since our [...]

M.O.H. Adjusts Testing Strategies; Belize City is of Concern!

And as the number of cases increase – the Ministry of Health says that contact tracing and testing strategies are evolving. Tonight, we can tell you that the ministry is [...]

Preliminary Report: 30 New COVID-19 Cases

There are thirty preliminary confirmed cases of COVID-19 tonight. These initial numbers come from one hundred and eighty samples processed today.  These results are going for secondary confirmation and that [...]

If You Have Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19, Self-Isolate and Call 0800-MOH-CARE

And so if you are exhibiting symptoms or believe you were exposed to COVID-19, the Ministry of Health is advising you to call before you visit a health clinic. The [...]

Snaking Lines at San Pedro Medical Clinic

Residents of San Pedro are attempting to keep calm, but there is nervousness on the island which is the epicenter of the coronavirus in the country. Still hundreds more have [...]

Three San Pedro Residents Come Out as COVID-19 Positive

Three persons from San Pedro came forward and released on social media their COVID-19 positive status. They did so to inform persons who came in contact with them to be [...]

Where Are the Enhanced Packages for Frontline Workers?

Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero announced today that several frontline workers have been infected with COVID-19. Three police officers, two nurses and three doctors are confirmed to have [...]

911 Enforcer to Keep Track of Tourists

While government is looking at have one facility for border jumpers for better control, it will also be relying on a devise to track tourists whenever they arrive. The nine-one-one [...]

Prime Minister Dean Barrow Announces Countrywide Quarantine Measures

Strident measures are being imposed across the country due to an exploding number of cases of corona virus. There are more than fifty active cases as of now. First, we [...]

Ambergris Caye on Lockdown!

Now in the case of San Pedro, hundreds have been leaving the island.  Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced today that Ambergris Caye, where there is community spread and two COVID-19 [...]

Three Villages in Orange Walk Quarantined

Turning to Orange Walk….the villages of Santa Martha, Shipyard and Guinea Grass will also go into lockdown at midnight. Santa Martha is of particular concern because a cluster has been [...]

Community Spread of COVID-19 in San Pedro

What led to the lockdown and curfew is an additional fourteen cases of COVID-19 that were identified overnight, bringing the total number of active cases of the virus in Belize [...]

Non-Essential Travel Across the Country Must be Avoided

Contact tracing for the positive case in Belmopan begins; that person is linked to the Santa Martha case in the north. The mapping exercise continues for the clusters in San [...]

Duck Run Border Jumper on the Run!

The authorities are still trying to track down the border jumper who escaped from the quarantine facility in the west.  Jose David Perez, a villager of Duck Run, escaped from [...]

Another Person Escapes Quarantine Facility

So far you have heard that immigration officers have been busted with weed and cops are involved in contraband. Now, a man escaped from the quarantine facility in San Ignacio [...]

Fabrigas Prepared to Supply Any Amount of Oxygen Necessary Due to the Pandemic

Due to the ongoing crisis of COVID-19, Fabrigas Belize issued a release today to assure the public that it has the capacity to supply the country with medical oxygen.  The [...]