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6-Year-Old Boy is the First Child Hospitalized with COVID-19 at K.H.M.H.

A six-year-old boy tested positive for COVID-19 and now he is hospitalized at the K.H.M.H.  He is the first pediatric case in the hospital as of Wednesday evening. When he [...]

95 New COVID-19 Cases

Turning to the number of positive cases confirmed today – late this evening on Ask the Experts webcast Dr Marvin Manzanero shared that the latest preliminary cases confirmed were fifty-eight [...]

Verdes FC Withdraws from Scotiabank Tournament Due to COVID-19

Verdes Football Club has reached the end of the road for its participation in the Scotiabank CONCACAF League Tournament after several of its players and members of the coaching staff [...]

Verdes Pulls Out But Faces No Penalties

According to President Sergio Chuc, of the Football Federation of Belize, the players, as well as the coaching staff of Verdes FC may have contracted the virus in Cancun and [...]

81-Year-Old Man Marks the Forty-Sixth COVID-19 Death

Belize recorded its forty-sixth COVID-19 death on Wednesday.  The victim is an elderly man with underlying conditions from Orange Walk.  He was hospitalized for two weeks before he died. Today, [...]

Central Medical Lab Swamped with COVID-19 Tests

A large number of COVID-19 tests are being conducted in recent weeks and since last week, there has been a delay in the processing of samples at the Belize Central [...]

Healthy Living: PAHO COVAX Update

Last Friday, the Prime Minister and the Director of Health Services provided an update on Belize’s preparation to access a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.  The DHS, Doctor Marvin [...]

No Political Fanfare for Nomination Day

From Red Bank to won’t happen on Nomination Day. This Wednesday, the political candidates from the P.U.P., U.D.P. and the smaller parties will be heading to nomination centres to get [...]

6 Players and 4 Coaching Staff of Verdes FC Test Positive for COVID-19

Six players and four members of the coaching staff of the Verdes Football Club have tested positive for COVID-19. The team is currently in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic where tonight [...]

Another COVID Wave Expected in Late November

More than two thousand eight hundred cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the country. Five hundred and thirty-one are currently under investigation. More than one thousand six hundred persons [...]

Director of Health Services Speaks on COVID Patients and Elections

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has announced that COVID-19 positive persons who are eligible to vote will not be allowed to on November eleventh. Barrow says that it cannot be permitted [...]

Faber Supports Cabinet Decision to Bar COVID Voters

On Friday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced that persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 will not be allowed to cast their votes in the November eleventh general elections.  The [...]

Will Tony Herrera be Ready for Nomination Day?

U.D.P. Corozal Southeast Standard Bearer Tony Herrera contracted COVID-19 while on the campaign trail in his constituency over a week ago.  Since then he has been quarantined and his physical [...]

More Than 1000 COVID Cases Confirmed in Orange Walk District

Thirty-eight new cases of COVID-19 were identified on Sunday and a further of twenty cases today. The majority of those cases were identified the northern districts of Corozal and Orange [...]

COVID-19 Related Death Stands at 45

Forty-four other persons have recovered from the virus, leaving the total number of active cases to one thousand and ninety-six. There, however, two more deaths to report bringing the total [...]

Belize Specialist Centre Closes DUE to COVID-19 Infections

Belize Specialists Hospital has closed down until further notice after members of its staff tested positive for COVID-19. A total of seven persons have tested positive and are in self [...]

Staff and Patients at Belize Healthcare Patients Test Positive for COVID-19

The infection has spread to the Belize Healthcare Partners Limited. Several staff members and two patients there have been confirmed to be COVID-19 positive. And while Belize Specialists Center has [...]

100 Cops Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

On Sunday, the COVID-19 infographic showed that forty-seven persons tested positive for the virus which has infected as many as two thousand eight hundred and thirty three persons as of [...]

COVID Positive Persons Won’t be Allowed to Vote

If you are eligible to vote and have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been required to self-isolate just before November eleventh, you will not be able to cast a [...]

Nearly 175 B.D.F. Soldiers are Off Duty due to COVID-19

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the frontline workers hard. Among those who have contracted the virus are security forces personnel. Currently, close to one hundred and [...]

Frontline Workers are Severely Affected by COVID-19

The number of COVID-19 cases among employees at the frontline in the fight against the pandemic is alarming.  Earlier this week, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams discussed the effects of [...]

Belize Records its 40th COVID-19 Death

Thirty-four new cases of COVID-19 were identified on Wednesday night. The Orange Walk District recorded the majority with sixteen new cases, mostly in the town. Cases were also recorded in [...]

Director of Health Services on Available Beds for COVID-19 Patients

Doctor Manzanero also spoke this morning about the ministry’s ability to deal with the increase number of patients who are dying and found to have the novel coronavirus posthumously.  Manzanero [...]

100 Cops are Off Duty Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus has reached a significant number of law men including the police, B.D.F. and Coastguard.  Tonight, more than fifty police officers remain COVID-19 positive.  According to Commissioner Chester Williams, [...]

Healthy Living: Why Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever in 2020

These days, the slightest tickle in our throats makes us all a bit nervous. Just a year ago, we would have easily dismissed such a symptom as a cold or [...]