As of July 7th, there were two (2) persons who tested positive for COVID-19. There was no recoveries today. The total active cases is now twenty seven (27). The total number of confirmed cases is two thousand six hundred thirty two (2632).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring twenty five (25) people in home isolation. Two (2) patients remain hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at thirty four (34).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten remains at two thousand five hundred seventy one (2571). Thirty one (31) 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, 287 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 35, 043 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Minister Ottley encourages the public to come out and get vaccinated this Friday, July 9th, at the Festival Village from 12 PM to 6 PM. We hope that persons living nearby and businesses in the vicinity will encourage their staff to come to the Village to get vaccinated