The Ministry of Health has just release its new numbers pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic and the numbers remain high for San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. A total of 84 samples have been processed, the last remaining batch will be processed throughout the night. In this batch there are a total of 33 positive cases with the breakdown as follows:
- 31 cases in San Pedro (related to the three active clusters)
- 1 case in Belize City (related to a previously identified cases in Belmopan)
- 1 case in Belmopan (related to a previously identified case in Belmopan).
Currently there are two hospitalized cases and 10 out of the 176 active cases in the country are health staff (6 from private sector / 4 in the public sector) with the majority of these cases linked to interaction outside of the health care setting.
The Ministry of Health reiterates to the public to please continue to exercise all necessary precautions at all times, both within the work setting, the family environment and in the public setting. Further updates are expected to be provided before midday tomorrow, August 12.
“Stay safe all, we have a curve to flatten!”