As of September 8th, there were thirty three (33) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however twenty three (23) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to two hundred forty one (241). The total number of confirmed cases is now three thousand nine hundred twenty one (3921).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring two hundred twenty nine (229) people in home isolation. Twelve (12) patients are hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at fifty seven (57).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to three thousand six hundred twenty three (3623). One hundred seventy (170) 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, 629 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.
The vaccination pop-up drive on Saturday, September 11th, will be held at the CPS Vineyard Office Park from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Interested persons are asked to walk with any form of photo ID for registration.