As we have been reporting, COVID-19 cases are on the rise countrywide and that might be because there continues to be a blatant disregard for COVID-19 regulations. This then leads to the virus variants, DELTA, GAMMA and ALPHA to spread quickly. The Belize District has seen a significant rise and the Orange Walk District is not far behind. In an effort to control the spread, the government has made law additional measures. We asked Orange Walk Town Mayor, Ladrick Sheppard what his council is doing to help mitigate the spread.