Only 21 active COVID-19 cases left on Monday

Only 21 active COVID-19 cases left on Monday

CPS is located at the Vineyard Building

 ~ 15 recoveries ~

PHILIPSBURG--Two persons tested positive for COVID-19 and fifteen people reportedly recovered from the virus. The total active cases now stand at 21 as of Monday, April 19.

  The country’s total number of confirmed cases is 2,207.

  Collective Prevention Services (CPS) is monitoring 20 persons in home isolation. One patient is hospitalised at St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC). The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at 27.

  The number of persons recovered since the first case surfaced in St. Maarten has increased to 2,159. There are 34 persons in quarantine based on contact-tracing investigations carried out by CPS.

  The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Airport Health Team in collaboration with Health Care Laboratory St. Maarten (HCLS) has tested 2,666 travellers arriving at Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) and CPS has tested 26,322 persons throughout the community.

  CPS assures that as the numbers continue to fluctuate, it will continue to actively execute its contact-tracing measures.

  “For your safety, the safety of your loved ones, and our community, continue to follow the mandatory regulations implemented in order to flatten the curve and reduce the further spread of the COVID-19 virus,” said CPS.

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