The Ministry of Health and Wellness this week announced the arrival of 25,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Belize. The donation was made possible by the people and Government of India. The COVID-19 Vaccination Exercise continues this week with the remaining frontline health workers in the public and private sector. Thereafter, the Ministry will move to phase 1b and start administering vaccines to persons 60 years and older. The public is encouraged to get vaccinated when it’s their turn. (Vaccination Phases listed below)
Ambergris Today caught up with a few health frontline workers this week as they received the COVID-19 vaccine at the Otto Rodriguez San Pedro Poly Clinic.
The Ministry reminds the public that even after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, persons are to continue to follow the COVID-19 guidelines: wear masks properly in public, maintain social distancing and wash and sanitize hands often. Please stay at home and call the Ministry’s hotline at 0-800-664-2273 for more information.
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