As of September 29th, there were
twenty (20) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however fifteen (15) persons
have recovered; bringing the total active cases to one hundred eighty
(180). The total number of confirmed
cases is now four thousand two hundred eighty three (4283).
The Collective Prevention Services
(CPS) are monitoring one hundred seventy four (174) people in home isolation.
Six (6) patients remain hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The
total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at sixty six (66).
The number of people recovered since
the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to four thousand thirty
seven (4037). One hundred twenty four (124) people are in quarantine based on
contact tracing investigations carried out by CPS.
The total number of persons tested has
increased to 53,105.
As the numbers continue to fluctuate,
CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Minister Ottley would like to inform
the public that moving forward CPS will combine the number tested outside of
the airport and the number tested at airport. The numbers will be combined for
the fact that any positives that come out of persons tested on entry are added
to our positive case counts and the same holds for any outbound passengers who