COVID-19 active cases has now risen to 267

August 31, 2020 12:30 pm
PHILIPSBURG -- As of August 30th, St. Maarten has confirmed three new cases of persons who have tested positive for the Corona Virus (COVID-19). The new total of positive cases now stands at 463. The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten remains at 179. Minister Panneflek advises all to remain persistent with practicing the guidelines implemented, to reduce the spike. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains steady at 17. For more details, see: Coronavirus data to be available on the Government Website COVID-19 Page Please remain at home and contact your family doctor immediately, if you have been exposed to someone with the virus or experiencing flu-like symptoms. For any questions or concerns, call CPS at emergency number 914. To further control the spread of the virus, continue to wear your masks, practice social distancing, avoid greeting by hugging and kissing, sanitize your hands as frequently as possible, wash your hands with soap, and refrain from mass gatherings. Source: