As of June 12th, there were four (4) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however five (5) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to seventy two (72). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand five hundred twenty two (2522).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring sixty eight (68) people in home isolation. Four (4) patients remain hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at thirty one (31).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to two thousand four hundred nineteen (2419). One hundred twenty one (121) 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, 079 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 30, 889 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 go out and get vaccinated.