The Minister of
Public Health, Social Development and
Labor, Omar Ottley extends his condolences to the families and friends of the
two (2) victims who passed away
due to COVID-19. Peace and healing go out to the families during their time of
As of October 4th, there were twenty
one (21) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however forty one (41)
persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to one hundred forty
(140). The total number of confirmed cases is now four thousand three hundred
forty two (4342).
The Collective Prevention Services
(CPS) are monitoring one hundred thirty four (134) people in home isolation.
Six (6) patients are hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total
number of deaths due to COVID-19 has increased to sixty eight (68).
The number of people recovered since
the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to four thousand one
hundred thirty four (4134). 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 urges the public to do
your research and consider getting vaccinated.