39 confirmed COVID-19 cases today

September 8, 2021 3:30 pm

As of September 7th, there were thirty nine (39) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however twenty five (25) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to two hundred thirty one (231). The total number of confirmed cases is now three thousand eight hundred eighty eight (3888).

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring two hundred twenty (220) people in home isolation. Eleven (11) patients remain 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 (3600). One hundred sixty one (161) 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.

All unvaccinated persons are encouraged to come out to the vaccination pop-up drive on Saturday, September 11th, at the CPS Vineyard Office Park from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Please walk with any form of photo ID for registration.

Source: sintmaartengov.org