As of June 25th, there were seven (7) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however seven (7) persons have recovered. The total active cases remains at fifty two (52). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand six hundred one (2601).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring forty seven (47) 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 thirty three (33).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to two thousand five hundred sixteen (2516). Seventy one (71) 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, 192 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 33, 371 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Minister Ottley encourages everyone to come to the COVID-19 vaccination clinic tomorrow, Saturday June 26th at the de Weever property in Dutch Quarter from 9:00am until supplies last. Just bring a form of photo ID for registration.