As of October 14th, there were seven
(7) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however twenty one (21) persons
have recovered; bringing the total active cases to eighty one (81). The total number
of confirmed cases is now four thousand four hundred thirty eight (4438).
The Collective Prevention Services
(CPS) are monitoring seventh six (76) people in home isolation. Five (5)
patients remain hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total
number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at seventy (70).
The number of people recovered since
the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to four thousand two
hundred eighty seven (4287). Sixty three (63) 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 hereby encourages
everyone to remain vigilant when in public, reduce social
contacts, and sanitize or
wash your hands frequently.