PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – As of November 4th, there were eleven (11) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; increasing the total active cases to eighty (80). The total number of confirmed cases is noweight hundred and seventy (870).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring seventy (70) people in home isolation. Nine (9) patients remains hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center and one (1) patient is isolated and being monitored. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at twenty- two (22).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten remains at seven hundred and sixty- eight (768). Two hundred and twelve (212) people are in quarantine based on contact tracing investigations carried out by CPS of persons who may have been in contact with any of the active cases.
CPS has tested 1238 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport, (PJIA) and 5683 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
In continuous efforts to reduce the spread of the virus, wear your masks in public, practice the 2-meters social distancing, sanitize and wash yourhands frequently and refrain from mass gathering’s.