In today’s Ask the Expert, the Director of Health Services, Dr. Marvin Manzanero explained that they are expanding the number of tests being carried out for COVID-19. He explained that even health care workers who are displaying flu symptoms as well as random testing for frontline workers.
A total of 35 tests were done yesterday which all proved negative for COVID-19. Among those tested so far include Belize City Mayor, Bernard Wagner and Minister of Health, Pablo Marin. Currently, the Ministry of Health has seven hundred and thirty-two test kits on hand and are awaiting an order of fifteen thousand more.