COVID-19 pandemic in Belize facts for kids
Map of districts in Belize with confirmed COVID-19 cases:
20+ confirmed 15–20 confirmed 5–15 confirmed 1–5 confirmedno confirmed cases
|First case||San Pedro Town|
|Arrival date||23 March 2020|
|Confirmed cases||12,994 (as of 16 June 2021)|
The COVID-19 pandemic in Belize is part of the ongoing worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The first case in Belize was confirmed on 23 March 2020.
The country's first case was confirmed on 23 March, a Belizean woman who returned to San Pedro Town from Los Angeles, California. The second case was confirmed on 25 March. They had come into contact with the first case.
The fifth case of coronavirus was confirmed in a Belizean student who returned from Florida. Two people died (on 4 April and 10 April).
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