As of April 19th, there were two (2) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however fifteen (15) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to twenty one (21). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand two hundred seven (2207).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring twenty (20) 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 twenty seven (27).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to two thousand one hundred fifty nine (2159). Thirty four (34) 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 2666 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 26, 322 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
For your safety, the safety of your loved ones, and our community, continue to follow the mandatory regulations implemented in order to flatten the curve and reduce the further spread of the COVID-19 virus.