NOVEMBER 22 2020 COVID UPDATE
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — As of November 22nd, there were eleven (11) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; increasing the total active cases to ninety- two (92). The total number of confirmed cases is now one thousand and seven (1007).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring ninety (90) 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- five (25).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten remains at eight hundred and ninety (890). One hundred and eighty- one (181) people are in quarantine based on contact tracing investigations carried out by CPS of persons who may have been in contact with any of the active cases.
CPS has tested 1373 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport, (PJIA) and 7200 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 remain vigilant when in public places, wear your mask, maintain a social distance of 2-meters, practice good hand hygiene, and be mindful of large gatherings.