Belize closed its borders on March 22 after the first covid-19 infected person arrived in Belize. Through a combination of quick response when the first case was detected, strong enforcement of the State of Emergency regulations with fines and jail time for violators and through public education and transparency, Belize has now been covid-19 free for over 6 weeks.
The borders are still closed as surrounding countries all have active covid-19 cases. As a result, hundreds of Belizeans have been “trapped” outside of Belize and unable to return home.
With covid-19 under control Belize is now preparing to open its borders for […]