Coronavirus articles about Belize today

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2 Recaptured Prisoners Arraigned

Amandala Newspaper

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Oct. 20, 2020– Two recaptured prisoners who had escaped from the Belize Central Prison along with 26 other prisoners who fled from the prison on Monday, October 12, after the orchestration of the country’s biggest jail break, were arraigned on Monday, October 19, at the Belize....

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Nomination Day 2020 – Full Of Energy Despite COVID-19

Amandala Newspaper

BELIZE CITY, Wed. October 21, 2020– On Wednesday, October 21, eighty-seven candidates representing four political parties were nominated to contest the 2020 general elections. The two major parties, the United Democratic Party and the People’s United Party, both nominated a full slate of 31 candidates.

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COVID-19 Update: 3,145 Confirmed Cases, 50 Deaths

Amandala Newspaper

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 26, 2020– COVID-19 infections continue to increase across Belize. Recent data released from the Office of the Director of Health Services (DHS) reports 3,145 confirmed COVID-19 cases countrywide since the start of the pandemic. Currently, 1,134 of those cases still remain active —36.

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Magistrate’s Court Closed For Two Weeks Because Of Coronavirus

Amandala Newspaper

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 26, 2020–A COVID-19 outbreak in the Prosecution Branch of the Police Department has prompted the closure of the Magistrate’s Court. The Civil and Criminal division of the lower court will be closed for two weeks, effective October 26.

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Over 100 Persons Charged For Attending Restricted Events Over Weekend

Amandala Newspaper

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 26, 2020– Police are reporting that over 100 persons were arrested and charged over this past weekend for attending restricted events. Parties, baby showers, and typical get-togethers were reported from the north to the south, and police were actively breaking up the....

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The EU, PAHO/WHO And MoH Expand COVID-19 Laboratory Testing And Support Community Health Workers

The San Pedro Sun News

For the past four months, the European Union (EU) and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) have been supporting the COVID-19 response in Belize. The reorientation of funds from the “Health Sector Support Programme Belize” project is enhancing the Ministry of....

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Entry Notice For Land Ports

The San Pedro Sun News

The Government of Belize reminds the public that Belize’s land and sea ports of entry remain closed to travellers at this time. Belizeans are being strongly advised against leaving the country unless it is a case of bona fide emergency. DEPARTURE Persons needing to depart Belize via Benque Viejo del....

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After Complaints From The Community, SPTC Rehabilitates Street In San Mateo

The San Pedro Sun News

San Mateo’s ongoing problems with trash continue to affect residents living in the subdivision north of San Pedro Town. The illegal dumping of garbage sometimes blocks entire streets, and frustrated families claim local authorities do not address the problem.

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Police Department Will Be Vigilant For Watch Parties

Channel 5 Belize

Oct 27, 2020 Police Department Will Be Vigilant for Watch Parties. At the close of polls on elections day, supporters of both major political parties, as well as those rooting for other candidates, would traditionally gather at various locations in anticipation of the results.

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The Short Life Of Arturo Godoy Jr.

Channel 5 Belize

Six-year-old Arturo Godoy Junior was a fighter; he battled a kidney condition that placed him at a higher risk when he contracted the novel coronavirus. Those who knew the young child among family and classmates attest to his good nature and eagerness to learn and live. In his short life, he wrote and recited poetry.

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Five Candidates To Contest Stann Creek West In 2020 General Elections

Channel 5 Belize

Oct 27, 2020 Five Candidates to Contest Stann Creek West in 2020 General Elections. Tonight, we head south for a look at the campaign trail in Stann Creek West. There are five candidates contesting next month’s elections. They are P.U.P.’s Rodwell Ferguson, a three-time area representative and incumbent, who is now seeking a fourth term; U.

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Arturo Godoy Junior Is Laid To Rest

Channel 5 Belize

Oct 27, 2020 Arturo Godoy Junior is Laid to Rest. Six-year-old Arturo Godoy was laid to rest on Monday evening in his hometown of Orange Walk. Arturo died at the K.H.M.H. on Saturday. He was the first child in Belize to contract the deadly novel coronavirus and to die from the disease.

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