As of September 28th, there were twenty eight (28) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however ten (10) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to one hundred seventy five (175). The total number of confirmed cases is now four thousand two hundred sixty three (4263).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring one hundred fifty (150) people in home isolation. Seven (7) patients remain hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at sixty six (66).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to four thousand twenty two (4022). Ninety eight (98) 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 3, 726 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 41, 509 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Minister Ottley hereby reminds the public that if you are sick or experiencing flu- like symptoms to stay at home and contact your GP.