Government of Belize PRESS RELEASE
Eighth Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Corozal
Belmopan. April 8, 2020. 7:10 a.m.
A further 31 samples, which included primary contacts of patients #6 and #7, were tested on April 7th, for COVID-19. Out of those, the Ministry has confirmed another positive case.
The patient is a 50-year-old male who is currently in the isolation area of the Corozal Community Hospital. The patient was referred from the private sector and has been hospitalized since yesterday. A mapping exercise has started for this patient and further details will be provided later on in the day.