As of June 4th, there were seventeen (17) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however fourteen (14) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to seventy nine (79). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand four hundred seventy one (2471).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring seventy three (73) people in home isolation. Six (6) 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 sixty four (2364). Ninety nine (99) 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, 009 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 30, 424 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
In effort to continue and control the spread of the virus, Minister Ottley encourages everyone to wear your mask, practice social distancing, and sanitize or wash your hands frequently.