PHILIPSBURG:--- As of October 27th, there were two (2) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however four (4) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to thirty-seven (37). The total number of confirmed cases is now four thousand four hundred eighty-six (4486).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring thirty-four (34) people in home isolation. Three (3) patients are 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 seventy-four (4374). Eighteen (18) 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.
As the numbers decrease, please continue to wear your mask, reduce social contacts, and sanitize or wash your hands frequently.