Coronavirus data to be available on the Government Website COVID-19 Page

August 31, 2020 3:00 am
The Government of Sint Maarten would like to inform the public that the current Coronavirus data which provides more details, will be made available on the COVID-19 Page on the Government website. You can check the website page on a daily basis for updates. The information was recently simplified in the graphics form and press releases and circulated to the media and the community via various forums and groups. Due to many requests received, the detailed information will be made available via the Government website. For more official information about COVID-19 disease as well as the latest statistics, go to Residents and visitors are reminded to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 Prevention Measures that have been promoted to protect public health against the COVID-19 virus. The community must stay aware of the continued risk to contract the virus and how the spread of the virus can be decreased. All persons are requested to be on the alert and follow the prevention measures. Everyone is potentially exposed to this virus, and it is essential to observe the proper hygiene measures and prevention protocols that have been promoted during the past seven months. You are reminded in order to break the transmission mode of the virus: Wash your hands with soap and water frequently (minimum 20 seconds) or sanitize your hand with 60 percent alcohol-based sanitizer if there is no soap & water available; Do not touch your eyes, nose, and mouth (face); Cough and sneeze in a tissue or your flex elbow (remember to throw all used tissues in garbage bin). Maintain a physical distance a.k.a. social distance of two (2) meters from other persons; Wear your mask where social distance is not possible and in public places as requested. If you are sick with flu-like symptoms, remain isolated at home and separate yourself from your family and call your physician or call 914 for additional information. Source: