The last post had a total of 39 cases of Covid-19 in Belize. Since then the numbers have increased to a total of 42.
- Case 40 – A person that came in through the repatriation process. She is an elderly female with underlying heart conditions who is in home quarantine due to her condition. The person is asymptomatic and remains under home quarantine.
- Case 41 & 42 – One person came in through the Western Border from Guatemala and has been quarantined since he arrived in the country and the second case is from the returning flight on Friday. Both cases are asymptomatic and remain under quarantine.
This brings us to a total of 18 active cases in Belize with the majority in the Orange Walk district.
The only good news worldwide at this point is that the Oxford coronavirus vaccine trial results show extremely encouraging results. The results of Phase I/II trial of the vaccine being developed by Oxford’s Jenner Institute, in conjunction with pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, showed that it is safe and “produced strong immune results,” according to the research published on Monday in The Lancet medical journal.