COVID-stats today October 4

October 5, 2021 10:00 am
The Minister of Public Health,  Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley extends his condolences to the families and friends of the two (2) victims who passed away due to COVID-19. Peace and healing go out to the families during their time of grief. As of October 4th, there were twenty one (21) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however forty one (41) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to one hundred forty (140). The total number of confirmed cases is now four thousand three hundred forty two (4342). The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring one hundred thirty four (134) people in home isolation. Six (6) patients are hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 has increased to sixty eight (68). The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to four thousand one hundred thirty four (4134). Ninety nine (99) people are in quarantine based on contact tracing investigations carried out by CPS. The total number of persons tested is 53,105. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures. Minister Ottley urges the public to do your research and consider getting vaccinated. Source: