This is our data for today.
A total of 167 tests were processed today.
A total of 21 new cases were identified with breakdown as follows:
Orange Walk District – 10 (5 in OW town, 2 Guinea Grass, 1 San Jose, 1 August Pine Ridge, 1 from Toledo but swabbed/isolated in OW)
Belize District – 4 (1 in Ladyville, 3 San Pedro)
Cayo District – 5 (3 San Ignacio, 1 Bullet Tree Falls, 1 Santa Familia)
Toledo District – 2 (1 Laguna, 1 Big Falls)
There were 42 recovered cases.
Unfortunately we have another death to report, this is an elderly female from Orange Walk District who had been symptomatic but had not been diagnosed, this person died at home and the diagnosis was made post-mortem.
Our active cases are now down to 42.3% of the total cases.
Our case fatality rate in Belize is currently 1.29%.
As we go into Independence Day and some level of celebrations, we encourage all to please be responsible in doing so as we do have a curve to flatten.
Stay safe all.