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No New COVID-19 Infections; Belize Remains with 2 Positive Cases

Tonight, the country remains on the yellow phase, which is phase one of COVID-19.  There are still only two confirmed cases of the virus in Belize and both are in [...]

Update into COVID-19 Patients

So, as you heard just now, there are no new confirmed cases of COVID-19.  The index patient and her mom remain in isolation on San Pedro.  As you know, those [...]

5000 More Test Kits and Other Medical Supplies for Belize

Another issue covered today by the health experts was the matter of testing kits and other medical supplies that were known to be in limited quantity. Director of Health Services, [...]

B.E.L. Reaches Out to Our Customers in Time of Crisis

Earlier this week, the Belize Electricity Limited said it was making a contribution of one million dollars to assist in combating the spread of COVID-19.  Now, the clamour on the [...]

Second Batch of Cuban Doctors Arrives in Belize

The Cuban government has been deploying teams of doctors and nurses to fight the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe. With considerable experience in combating deadly diseases, the Cuban health personnel are [...]

Health Minister Pablo Marin Asks Public to Follow Guidelines

Minister of Health, Pablo Marin told News Five that today’s group will be assigned to the isolation area and intensive care unit at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Minister Marin [...]

Travellers Liquors Ltd. Produces Hand Sanitizers

If you have been checking at stores and pharmacies, you would be out of luck for hand sanitizers. The item has sold out just about everywhere, as consumers prepare for COVID-19. [...]

Challenging Times Ahead for Belize

There are two cases of COVID-19 in Belize, but the deadly virus is already having a toll on the way of life.  It is an enemy that attacks everyone from [...]

Opposition Leader Says Best Defense Against COVID-19 is Social Distancing

Opposition Leader John Briceño co-chairs the COVID-19 Task Force. Briceño today released a pre-recorded video message, addressing the challenging times that Belize and the population will be plunged into. As [...]

Briceño Says That “Days Ahead Will Not Be Easy”

According to Briceño, the task is daunting and the days ahead will not be easy. If the economy is to bounce back in the shortest possible time, the entire country [...]

Women Remanded for Harbouring Wanted Gang Member

Two women, who were charged on Thursday for Harbouring a Person Wanted by the Law for a Gang-Related Offense, have now joined that person behind bars after Justice Francis Cumberbatch [...]

Man Who Beat Murder Charge Now Accused of Attempted Murder

A man, who just got off a murder charge earlier this month and is facing attempted murder and other charges, was this morning told to apply for bail before the [...]

Delson Carrillo gets Bail for Unlawful Sexual Intercourse

Delson Carrillo today sought and was granted freedom while he waits for his case to be called to trial.  He is charged with having unlawful sexual intercourse, which means that [...]

Jason Hernandez Denied Bail for Stealing from Attorney

But a man, who allegedly broke into the law office of former Belize City Mayor, Darrell Bradley and stole artwork and miscellaneous items worth over two thousand dollars, was denied [...]

Police Shoot Burglar in the Foot!

Forty-one-year-old Kenrick Reneau was shot in the foot this morning. The resident of Consuelo Street was shot by police when he attempted to flee the scene of an attempted burglary. [...]

MOH to Explore Other Testing Capabilities in the Near Future?

Almost ninety samples from across the country have been tested for COVID-19. The samples are sent exclusively to the Central Medical Laboratory in Belize City, which is the only certified [...]

DHS on Healthcare Workers and Compensation

The Ask the Experts session by the Ministry of Health is a good source for COVID-19 updates. One of the issues that came up a couple times was the compensation [...]

DHS Calls for Stop to Discrimination Against Health Workers

Doctor Marvin Manzanero also raised concerns about health workers facing discrimination, as well as being aggressed by members of the public. He says that there are reported cases in the [...]

Will Our Neighbors’ COVID-19 Situation Affect Us?

And while many of us may be tired and frustrated by all the new measures put in place, they are necessary. Doctor Marvin Manzanero says that we may have to [...]

Keeping Kids Busy During COVID-19 Closures

As more stringent measures are put in place to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, life as we know it is different. With the closure of schools, lay-offs and work from [...]

COVID-19 and Resident Minors at Children Homes

Protocols have been installed at children’s homes across the country as the Ministry of Human Development prepares home managements for COVID-19. On average, COVID-19 is milder on children than it [...]

Liberty Foundation Protecting Its Staff and Resident Minors from COVID-19

Belize is currently in phase yellow and the virus is contained on San Pedro, where the first confirmed case infected her mother. Since then, there has been a nationwide quarantine [...]

BERT Ambulance is Prepared & Ready for COVID-19

The novel coronavirus has spread so quickly that the United States is now the country with the highest number of cases and the pandemic is wreaking havoc with the death [...]

Church Bells Ring as Pope Delivers Blessings in Response to COVID-19

At eleven a.m. Belize time; echoes of churches bells rang across the world. The Catholic churches joined in the event, at the request of Pope Francis, who delivered blessings from [...]