PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – As of October 21st, there was one (1) person who tested positive for COVID-19; however three (3) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to forty six (46). The total number of confirmed cases is now four thousand four hundred sixty eight (4468).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring forty six (46) people in home isolation. Zero (0) patients are hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at seventy five (75).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to four thousand three hundred forty seven (4347). Twenty eight (28) people are in quarantine based on contact tracing investigations carried out by CPS.
The total number of persons tested is 58,955.
As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Minister Ottley invites all unvaccinated persons to come out to the community COVID-19 vaccination pop-up on Saturday, October 23rd, at SMMC premises in Cayhill from 9:00am to 3:00pm. On site there will also be free clinical breast exams and a health check corner.