As of June 19th, there were six (6) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however twelve (12) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to sixty one (61). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand five hundred seventy (2570).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring fifty seven (57) people in home isolation. Four (4) patients remain hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at thirty two (32).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to two thousand four hundred seventy seven (2477). Ninety three (93) 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, 146 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 30, 889 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Minister Ottley would like to thank everyone who came out to the vaccination pop- up clinic today at the Jose Lake Ball Park. Together we can achieve our goal.