PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – As of January 25th, there were nine (9) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however twenty one (21) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to one hundred and thirty three (133). The total number of confirmed cases is now one thousand seven hundred and fifty eight (1758).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring one hundred and thirty three (133) people in home isolation. No patients are hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at twenty seven (27).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to one thousand five hundred and ninety eight (1598). Two hundred and sixty two (262) people are in quarantine based on contact tracing investigations carried out by CPS.
The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (VSA) Airport Health Team in collaboration with Health Care Laboratory Sint Maarten (HCLS) have tested 2279 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 13, 533 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures. To further control the spread of the virus, Minister Panneflek advises everyone to take the mandatory guidelines implemented seriously. It is
your duty to protect your health.