Island teachers 50+ years now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine; remaining people ages 60+ urged to get the jab

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

On Wednesday, March 17th, The San Pedro Sun was informed that teachers on the island 50 years and older will now start receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19. Simultaneously, persons ages 60+ who have not registered are urged to do so. People are asked to check on their neighbours and assist them if necessary to register. Registration can be done by clicking

Medical personnel at the Dr. Otto Rodriguez San Pedro Polyclinic II added that police officers can now start registering online through the google form to be next in line for the vaccine.

As the vaccine rollout progresses, the following groups in line to be administered the injection are as shown below.

As of Wednesday, a total of 11,943 persons have been vaccinated in Belize. The Ministry of Health and Wellness continues to report a reduction of COVID-19 cases in the country. The ministry’s latest report indicates that there are only 52 active infections countrywide out of the 12,396 confirmed cases.


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