As of October 5th, there were thirteen
(13) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however sixteen (16) persons
have recovered; bringing the total active cases to one hundred thirty seven
(137). The total number of confirmed cases is now four thousand three hundred
fifty five (4355).
The Collective Prevention Services
(CPS) are monitoring one hundred thirty (130) people in home isolation. Seven
(7) patients are hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total
number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at sixty eight (68).
The number of people recovered since
the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to four thousand one
hundred fifty (4150). Ninety nine (99) people are in quarantine based on contact
tracing investigations carried out by CPS.
The total number of persons tested is
As the numbers continue to fluctuate,
CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Minister Ottley encourages all persons
who haven’t been vaccinated, to do your research and
consider receiving your COVID-19 vaccination.