GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten – As of November 30th, there were three (3) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however there was a recovery rate of seventeen(17) persons; bringing the total active cases toeighty (80). The total number of confirmedcases is now one thousand and sixty- six (1069).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring seventy- five (75) people in home isolation. Five (5) patients are currently hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at twenty- five (25).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to nine hundred and sixty- four (964). One hundred and seventy- three (173) 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.
The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (VSA) Airport Health Team in collaboration with Health Care Laboratory Sint Maarten (HCLS) has tested1473 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) and CPS has tested 7586 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Please remain vigilant and continue to play your part by safeguarding yourself and your loved ones this holiday season.