Shifting now to the health front: COVID-19 cases are seeing a steady downturn in recent days and today, the country recorded eighty-six. The good news is that there were no new fatalities; however, there are still sixteen people in the hospital and nine in the ICU. HECOPAB Technical Advisor, Kathleen Azueta-Cho broke down the latest statistics.
In terms of vaccinations, Belize is getting closer to fifty percent of the population being fully vaccinated. However, PAHO laments that there are still about one-third of countries in the Americas still to vaccinate twenty percent of their populations.