Wednesday, May 22, 2024


New Measures Announced to Protect Against COVID-19

The COVID-19 National Oversight Committee held its second meeting today, March 20th, and agreed to take additional measures to further protect the health of Belizeans and reduce the threat of transmission of COVID-19 in Belize.

COVID-19: Belize Announces New Response Measures

A range of new measures, taken at the first meeting of the COVID-19 National Oversight Committee, co-chaired by the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition, were announced as part of response to the imminent threat of COVID-19.

PM Barrow addresses the nation in regard to COVID-19 Pandemic

After WHO declared the Coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic, Belize's Prime Minister Dean Barrow addressed his people on the government's plans should COVID-19 arrive in our country.

MOH budgets $900,000 to fight COVID-19, but No Travel Ban

The worldwide travel industry has been hard hit by COVID-19, a new type of coronavirus first identified from a pneumonia strain by Chinese authorities in Wuhan City in Hubei province China on January 7th.

Coronavirus continues to spread; Belize issues travel ban for China

On Saturday, February 8th, the government of Belize via a press release issued a travel ban for travelers that have recently visited China. Specifically, all travelers who have been in China within 14 days before arrival in Belize will be denied entry.

Flu season begins; Common flu can be deadlier than Coronavirus says MOH

While the Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that the flu season has begun, and is advising Belizeans to take the necessary precautions to avoid becoming ill, the Novel Coronavirus continues to dominate headlines around the world.

Ministry of Health takes steps to monitor coronavirus

The Ministry of Health (MOH) is following up with local and international health organizations for information pertaining to the new coronavirus (2019 n-CoV). As of press time, MOH advises that prevention is key and to practice good hygiene.