As of May 28th, there were seven (7) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however twelve (12) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases seventy six (76). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand four hundred eleven (2411).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring seventy four (74) people in home isolation. Two (2) patients are hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at twenty eight (28).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to two thousand three hundred seven (2307). One hundred thirty one (131) 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 2, 949 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 28, 642 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Minister Ottley hereby reminds everyone of the vaccination pop up tomorrow, Saturday May 29th at the John Cooper, Jose Lake Sr. Ballpark from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. CPS would also like to remind persons who received their 1st vaccine dose on Saturday April 24th, to return for their 2nd dose vaccine at the CPS Vineyard building tomorrow, Saturday May 29th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.