PHILIPSBURG:--- As of October 13th, there were eleven (11) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however fifteen (15) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to ninety-five (95). The total number of confirmed cases is now four thousand four hundred thirty-one (4431).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring ninety (90) people in home isolation. Five (5) patients are hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at seventy (70).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to four thousand two hundred sixty-six (4266). Sixty-six (66) people are in quarantine based on contact tracing investigations carried out by CPS.
The total number of persons tested is 53,182.
As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Minister Ottley hereby reminds everyone to reduce social contacts, and sanitize or wash your hands frequently.