PHILIPSBURG: As of November 15th, there were ten (10) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however six (6) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to thirty three (33). The total number of confirmed cases is nowfour thousand five hundred forty two (4542).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS)are monitoring thirty two (32) people in home isolation. One (1) patient is 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 four hundred thirty four (4434). Seventeen (17) people are in quarantine based on contact tracing investigations carried out by CPS.
As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
Please remain cautious when in public places; continue to wear your masks, reduce social contacts, and sanitize or wash your hands frequently.