As of March 18th, there were four (4) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however four (4) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to twenty four (24) of which six (6) are locals, ten (10) are tourists and eight (8) persons are awaiting classification. The total number of confirmed cases has increased to nine thousand six hundred thirty seven (9637).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring twenty three (23) people in home isolation. One (1) patient is hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at eighty five (85).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to nine thousand five hundred twenty eight (9528). Zero (0) persons are in quarantine based on contact tracing investigations carried out by CPS.
As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.