As of November 11th, there were two (2) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however there was a recovery rate of thirteen (13) persons; bringing the total active cases to seventy (70). The total number of confirmed cases is now nine hundred and ten (910).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring sixty- three (63) people in home isolation. Seven (7) patients are hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at twenty- three (23).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to eight hundred and seventeen (817). Two hundred and twenty- four (224) 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 1286 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport, (PJIA) and 5772 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Minister Panneflek would hereby like to wish all citizens and visitors on the island, a Happy St. Maarten’s Day. He urges all to remain vigilant and continue to enforce the mandatory regulations implemented, for the safety of yourself, your family and our community.