** 9 confirmed COVID-19 cases today **
As of January 31st, there were nine (9) persons who tested positive for COVID-19. There was a recovery rate of zero (0) cases. The total active cases is now one hundred and sixty seven (167). The total number of confirmed cases is one thousand eight hundred and sixty two (1862).
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring one hundred and sixty five (165) people in home isolation. Two (2) patients remains hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at twenty seven (27).
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten remains at one thousand six hundred and sixty eight (1668). Two hundred and seventy four (274) people are in quarantine based on contact tracing investigations carried out by CPS.
The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (VSA) Airport Health Team in collaboration with Health Care Laboratory Sint Maarten (HCLS) have tested 2336 travelers arriving at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), while CPS tested 13, 533 people throughout the community. As the numbers continue to fluctuate, CPS will continue to actively execute its contact tracing measures.
As we continue to monitor the spread of the virus on St. Maarten, Minister Panneflek urges everyone to wear a mask, practice 2-meters social distancing, sanitize and wash your hands frequently and be cautious of large gathering’s.
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