Cabinet was updated on the status of vaccinations and the number of vaccines available in Belize as of 3rd March. Currently, there are more than 249,762 vaccines on hand. As of 3rd March 2022, 214,423 persons or 49.84 percent of the total population had received at least one dose of the vaccine and 207,360 or 48.20 percent of the total population has been fully vaccinated. Also, 30,916 Belizeans, aged 12 to 17 years old, have received at least one dose of the vaccine and 25,507 two doses. Additionally, over 39,300 booster shots have been issued to date. Boosters are available to persons, including those 12 to 17 years old, who have been fully vaccinated for three months or more.
The Ministry of Health and Wellness reports that 76 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded today and there was a total of 312 new recoveries. These reports are a clear indication that the number of infections remains stable. The MOHW also reports that there was one confirmed Covid-19 related death that occurred on January The ministry also urges the public to continue practicing social distancing protocols and encourages persons who are twelve years and older to get vaccinated. MOHW’s Kathleen Azueta Cho shares the most recent data collected within the past twenty-four hours.