PHILIPSBURG:--- As of October 25th, there were two (2) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however, six (6) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to thirty-nine (39). The total number of confirmed cases is now four thousand four hundred eighty (4480).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring thirty-eight (38) 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 seventy-five (75).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to four thousand three hundred sixty-six (4366). Fifteen (15) people are in quarantine based on contact tracing investigations carried out by CPS.
The total number of persons tested is 60,319.
As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Minister Ottley encourages everyone to remain cautious when in public, reduce social contacts, and sanitize or wash your hands frequently.