12 New Positive COVID-19 Cases. Two Hospitalized. 59 Active Cases. 11 Recoveries
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12 New Positive COVID-19 Cases. Two Hospitalized. 59 Active Cases. 11 Recoveries

Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - As of February 16th, there were twelve (12) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however, eleven (11) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to fifty-nine (59). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand and thirteen (2013).

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring fifty-seven (57) people in home isolation. Two (2) patients are hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at twenty-seven (27).

The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to one thousand nine hundred and twenty-seven (1927). Eighty-two (82) 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 2454 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 16, 994 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.

Minister Panneflek urges all to wear a mask, practice 2-meters social distancing, sanitize and wash your hands frequently and be cautious of large gathering’s.

ARCHIVED - SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - As of February 15th, there were three (3) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however, three (3) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to fifty-eight (58). The total number of confirmed cases is now one thousand nine hundred and ninety-eight (1998).

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring fifty-seven (57) people in home isolation. One (1) patient remains hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at twenty-seven (27).

The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to one thousand nine hundred and sixteen (1916). One hundred and thirteen (113) 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 2451 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 16, 994 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.

Minister Panneflek reminds every one of the necessary precautions to safeguard their health, that of their families and our community. If you have flu-like symptoms, remain at home and call your family doctor.

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