Seven New Positive COVID-19 cases on Friday, 39 Active Cases. 70 Persons in Isolation/Quarantine
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Seven New Positive COVID-19 cases on Friday, 39 Active Cases. 70 Persons in Isolation/Quarantine

Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - As of April 9th, there were seven (7) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however, one (1) person has recovered; bringing the total active cases to thirty-nine (39). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand one hundred eighty-two (2182).

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring thirty-eight (38) people in home isolation. One (1) patient remains 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 two thousand one hundred sixteen (2116). Thirty-two (32) 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 2644 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 24, 628 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.

Minister Panneflek urges the community to remain vigilant and continue to wear your masks, practice the 2-meters social distancing, sanitize and wash your hands frequently and refrain from mass gathering’s. Most importantly if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, stay at home and call your family doctor.

 

ARCHIVED - SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - As of April 8th, there was one (1) person who tested positive for COVID-19; however, nine (9) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to thirty-three (33). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand one hundred seventy-five (2175).

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring forty (40) people in home isolation. One (1) patient remains 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 two thousand one hundred fifteen (2115). Forty-one (41) 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 2644 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 24, 628 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.

Minister Panneflek humbly apologizes for the delay in the daily stats. He urges everyone to continue and register to be vaccinated. It is your duty to protect yourself and your loved ones. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, remain at home and call your family doctor.

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