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COVID-19 Recoveries Sees a Slight Uptick

The nation’s daily COVID-19 figures were released earlier this evening by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. While the death toll has not increased, there are two confirmed cases to report along with eleven new recoveries. The Ministry’s Claudette Dakers-Norales provides the breakdown.

Claudette Dakers-Norales, Ministry of Health and Wellness: “A total of 537 samples were tested. Out of this 2 samples have resulted positive for COVID-19. There are 11 new recoveries to report. Today we also report that one infected person is hospitalized. We have no one in the intensive care unit and no new death to report. The cumulative report we are presenting is from March 2020 when we had our first case. The new total of active cases now stands at 44, these are those persons who have been confirmed and are within the time frame to transmit the virus. To date 123,837 samples have been tested nationally. Out of this 12,709 sample have resulted positive for COVID-19. There are 140 individuals newly under investigation. A total of 323 deaths have been reported but we are pleased to report that there are 12,331 total recoveries.”

Of the two cases reported, one came from the Belize District and the other came from the Stann Creek District.