VIDEO LATEST: Kuido Intensivo Korsou (Intensive Care Curacao) – Eksperensiando Covid-19 Curaçao Intensive Care Unit Covid Infections and deaths continue to rise. Three reported dead April first, two in the hospital, one in a nursing home. MP Diertens of the Tweede Kamer wants to send the S.S. Karel Doorman, a Dutch Military ship that may be converted to a quasi M.A.S.H. unit for Covid19 patients.
3 more patients died today from the COVID-19 in Curaçao. Bonaire Is Evacuating Patients To Colombia. Aruba Stops Non Emergency Surgery To Assist Curacao
431 people tested positive today. A total of 1,493 tests were conducted. A test ratio of 28.8 percent. There are now 103 people in hospital, 34 of whom are in intensive care. The total number of active cases is now 3,466.
As of March 31st, there were seven (7) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however two (2) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to forty two (42). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand one hundred forty seven (2147).
Video 2 Minister of Health Richard Panneflek: Starting Saturday NEW TRAVEL PROTOCOL For Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao Because of high Covid rate in the ABC Islands. ONLY Essential travel.
Starting this Saturday new Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao islands flight protocol, because of the high Covid rate in the ABC Islands. Also ONLY Essential travel. This behind this upcoming Saturday. If you did a PCR test 72 hours before travel, you must still do an antigen test no later than 24 hours prior to boarding, if you are coming from any A,B,C island. PCR must be done before boarding. The Minister also mentioned that Dutch Sint Maarten is using O
The Vaccination Management Team (VMT) informs the public that no vaccinations will be administered on Sint Maarten during the public holidays of Friday, April 2nd, and on Monday, April 5th.
As of March 30th, there were six (6) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however three (3) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to thirty seven (37). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand one hundred forty (2140).
Three more people have died as a result of Corona Covid 19 in Curaçao. Eleven people hace succumbed to the virus in nine days.
Nine patients were admitted, but five people were also discharged. There are now 69 in the hospital, 22 of them in intensive care. There is also one patient from Bonaire, who is counted among the statistics there.
Again, two patients in Curaçao died from the consequences of Corona. Friday too. The number of deaths since the start of the corona crisis is now thirty. Today 278 people have tested positive. A total of 1,563 corona tests were administered. A test ratio of 17.8 percent. 63 people healed. Nine people have been hospitalized, one of whom had to be taken straight to the Intensive Care Unit. Three patients have been released from hospital. There are now 58 people, sixteen of whom are in intensive care. That includes one Bonairean, who is in Intensive Care.
Opnieuw zijn twee patiënten in Curaçao overleden aan de gevolgen van Corona. Vrijdag ook al. Het aantal doden sinds het begin van de coronacrisis is nu dertig. Er zijn vandaag 278 mensen positief getest. In totaal werden 1563 coronatesten afgenomen. Een testratio derhalve van 17,8 procent. 63 mensen genasen.
Aruba hospital can hardly handle the influx of corona patients anymore
The Horacio Oduber Hospital in Aruba can hardly handle the influx of corona patients. On Wednesday, five new patients were admitted to the corona ward and one person to intensive care. This means that the number of corona patients here has risen to 41 and the critical limit has been reached. Chairman of the Board of Directors Jacco Vroegop sounded the alarm the day before
As of March 22nd, there were three (3) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however two (2) person has recovered; bringing the total active cases to nineteen (19). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand one hundred four (2104).
The Curaçao Medical Center (CMC) has canceled all unnecessary operations for Monday and Tuesday due to the large influx of corona patients.
All 12 beds in the intensive care unit are occupied by patients with Covid-19. Four of them are from Bonaire because the hospital there already reached its li
New application deadline on May 6th
The Minister of Finance announced today that the application deadline for Business Payroll Support would be extended. The new application deadline is May 6, 2020 midnight. This is a final extension for the first month of Business Payroll Support.
The Sint Maarten Stimulus Support Relief Plan (SSRP) team has decided on this final deadline extension in order to grant companies the additional time to gather the required documents to apply for the first month of Business Payroll Support. The final deadline extension also takes into consideration the review and payment process that needs to take place. At present, payments are scheduled to take place the week of May 11th. Applications will be reviewed and confirmed based on a ‘first in, first out’ order. Companies that were first to apply will be reviewed first. Approved applications will be paid out in the same order.
A reminder to companies who may not have initially qualified for Business Payroll Support based on the exempt list, you may still qualify for the Lockdown Payroll Support Plan. The deadline to apply for Lockdown Payroll Support is May 22, 2020. To verify if your company qualifies, visit http://www.ssrp.sx and go to Lockdown Payroll Support.
Payroll Support Plan is available to qualifying companies for a maximum of 3 months. For each month, the company must submit an application requesting Payroll Support. An overview of payroll support plan options, deadlines and requirements can be found on http://www.ssrp.sx.
Sint Maarten extends lockdown Philipsburg: On Sint Maarten, the government lockdown has been extended by three weeks.
Sint Maarten extends lockdown
Philipsburg: On Sint Maarten, the government lockdown has been extended by three weeks.
First Photos Military is Off The Coast Of St Maarten
Caribbean News – There Are Now Over 400 Coronavirus Cases In The Caribbean. Sun. March 22, 2020: The number of new coronavirus cases globally continues to grow and the number of cases in the Caribbean region is also spiking.
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Authorities will not be issuing any new permits for social gatherings of more than 100 persons in the country. Permits which have already been issued relating to gatherings of more than 100 persons will be postponed until further notice, Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Prime Minister Silveira Jacobs said in a national address on Saturday.
Government also strongly recommends that persons in a public setting should keep a distance of at least one meter from each other under certain settings. All institutions, businesses, organisations, religious services and other entities should adhere to these recommended advices in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, she stressed.
She made clear that while St. Maarten has zero confirmed cases, these are all measures aimed at maintaining a COVID-19 status. “I pray that we would take our fellow man/woman into consideration while going about our daily activities, and with the knowledge that we are ensuring your safety, refrain from panic buying and fear mongering. Continue to practice proper hygiene at home, at work and in the community,” she said.
“Knowledge is power! Stay informed and be prepared. We are strong, resilient and faithful people and trust that this too shall pass.”
Judith..I’m sure you know already..sxm festival canceled the events today at roxxy and karakter. .HOW EVER..karakter has its Sunday big techno party at 2 pm..and where do you think all these people are going today. They did not cancel the party at karakter..I’m urging people to stay away or stay home from these places. Thanks for all your updates ..much appreciated as
Since yesterday there have been rumors that a festival-goer or member of the staff of the SXM Festival is carrying the coronavirus, has been tested positive and is at the Louis-Constant Flem
ST MAARTENERS, LIKE TO ELECT CLOWNS, THEN CRY ABOUT THE CIRCUS🤡: Coronavirus: cancellation of the SXM Festival Sunday … TOO LATE!
The prefecture said Saturday in the middle of the afternoon to receive a decree from the Prime Minister prohibiting at anchor and berthing boats of more than 100 passengers in Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy.
Guadeloupe and Saint-Bartholomew have recorded more coronavirus cases.
The Regional Health Agency for Guadeloupe says the island has four additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the number of confirmed cases to five.
The reviews are being requested by the Second Chamber’s Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations on the initiative of Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Chris van Dam of the Christian Democratic Party CDA. The overviews are in anticipation of a debate about law enforcement on March 24.
The committee took the decision on Friday and on that same day sent a letter to Knops requesting that he submit an overview with the advices
Saint-Barthélémy: flights from Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States suspended from Tuesday
Two new cases of people affected by the coronavirus were found in Saint-Barthélémy. The government of Sint-Maarten announces the interruption of flights from Tuesday, March 17.
THAT Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation Report 54. 13 new countries/territories/areas have actually reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hrs.
The Director-General stated the other day that Europe has actually currently ended up being the center of the pandemic, with extra reported cases as well as fatalities than the remainder of the world incorporated, aside fromChina Many countries
From Tuesday March 17, Sint Maarten will close its borders for two weeks for airline and cruise passengers from Europe, America and Canada. Residents of Sint Maarten and Saint Martin are welcome, the government announced on Sunday.
AIRPORT–Four German nationals, who arrived in St. Maarten on an Air France Flight today, Saturday, were restricted from entering St. Maarten and had to return on the same flight due to travel restrictions for Germany.
FULL STORY: 100’s OF PASSENGERS WERE ALLOWED BY SXM GOVERNMENT TO DISEMBARK…ZERO TESTING! NOW THEY ARE ALL TESTING POSITIVE!
The government demons got these St Maarten jackasses attacking the truth, attacking life saving messages we’ve been posting for weeks. Attacking us trying to discredit us. WHEN YOU POST FACTS TO EXPOSE THE GOVERNMENT THEY: 1 CALL YOU A LIAR, CALL YOU CRAZY, ACCUSE YOU OF BEING ON DRUGS, SEND DOTIN AGENTS TO ATTACK AND TRY TO DISCREDIT YOU ONLINE…THAT IS THE SXM GOVERNMENT PLAYBOOK RATHER THAN HELPING THEIR PEOPLE INFECTED…ATTACK THE MESSENGER, AND IT WORKS…FOR THE LOW IQ DOTIN ONES.
In another press release, the Prime Minister of St Maarten said that after March 17, commercial aircraft were allowed to land and take off to allow the evacuation of those who were to depart after March 17.
“People of St. Maarten, I hereby address you, as Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC (Emergency Operations Center), in an update for today Saturday March 14, 2020, as part of the process to keep the community of Sint Maarten informed about the latest developments and the Governments COVID-19 preparedness, prevention, mitigation and response measures.
The World Health Organization declared on Wednesday March 11 that the coronaviris COVID-19 has become a global pandemic. Based on this delcaration, the Government of Sint Maarten has stepped up its preparations and today March 14, after deliberation with the Council of Ministers and the EOC a number of decisions have been taken.
These preventive measures are to limit the exposure of the Sint Maarten people to COVID-19 due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Europe and the United States of America.
Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all international flights and cruises originating from the United States of America, Europe and the United Kingdom to Sint Maarten are cancelled for a period of two weeks. These travel restrictions do not apply for regional air and sea travel at this time. Travel within the Dutch Caribbean – Saba, St. Eustatius, Bonaire, Aruba, and Curacao remains in place until further notice. This travel restriction also applies to other seafaring vessels.
Arrangements will be put in place for visitors to return home with their carriers. Cargo flights/vessels bringing in food supplies, household goods, oil, gas, as well as medicine will continue. Also allowed, will be travel by technical and medical assistants whether via commercial or chartered airlines.
I would like to reiterate that there is no food shortage on the island. There is no reason to engage in panic buying or hoarding of food. There is a sufficient supply of food and medication on the island. We remain in constant contact with our suppliers and have been assured that replenishments will continue.
As of today, March 14th, up until and including Monday, March 16th, there is an opportunity for St. Maarten students studying abroad and residents as well as essential personnel to return to the country ahead of the 2 week travel restrictions.
All residents and nationals traveling back to Sint Maarten from the United States, Europe and the United Kingdom during this period, are recommended to monitor their health for 14-days for consistent cough, fever or respiratory problems (consitent with COVID-19) and maintain a social distance for the safety and security of the community. If you experience the aforementioned symptoms, please call your family physician. Do not go to your doctor or the medical center. During the phone call with your doctor, you will be advised further what actions should be taken.
The second decision regards large gatherings. With respect to social gatherings throughout the country, new permits will not be granted for gatherings of more than 100 persons. Permits which have already been issued relating to gatherings of more than 100 persons will be postponed until further notice.
Government also strongly recommends that persons in a public setting should keep a distance of at least one meter from each other under certain settings. All institutions, businesses, organizations, religious services and other entities should adhere to these recommended advices in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The current situation unfolding at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) has been brought to my attention, as there was some confusion as to the travel history of 6 passengers on the Air France flight which landed today Saturday, March 14th, based on the fact that German nationals were on board. As we know germany has been added on March 11th to our list of restricted areas of travel. In the latest update received, two of the passengers are residents of Switserland and orignated from there and therefore are allowed to travel to St. Maarten as per our current travel restrictions. The other 4 passengers of German nationality who originated in Germany will return on the same flight back to France. The passengers were kept on board until this information was confirmed, and none have any symptoms related to COVID-19.
PJIA will issue a press release on this matter. The general public is advised not to allow themselves to be riled up before having all the facts. I will also continue to provide updates as the situation develops.
Follow our Government Radio station – 107.9FM. For official information, statements and news updates or visit the Government website at http://www.sintmaartengov.org/coronavirus and our Facebook Page: Government of Sint Maarten.
As Prime Minister of St. Maarten, I wish to encourage all of us to remain steadfast in preparing for what is a world wide pandemic. While we currently have zero confirmed cases, these are all measures aimed at maintaining a COVID-19 status. I pray that we would take our fellow man/woman into consideration while going about our daily activities, and with the knowledge that we are ensuring your safety, refrain from panic buying and fear mongering. Continue to practice proper hygiene at home, at work and in the community.
Knowledge is power! Stay informed and be prepared. We are strong, resilient and faithful people and trust that this too shall pass.
God bless St. Maarten and her people as we work together; government and community to keep her safe. Thank you.
The Moronic St Maarten Government Now Acting Like They Are In Control When THEY KNOW that they exposed us to the Coronavirus WEEKS ago taking money under the table making deals with cruise liners. They have bartered our lives
TWO ships that were protested, but the government STILL allowed to dock, disembark and turn around are now testing positive for Coronavirus.
3) It’s TOO LATE to be down airport now worrying about Germans with the virus, the Germans brought the virus on the Braemar and the Aida WEEKS ago.
4) Minister Pamela Gordon was proud to tell us at her press conference how great the idea was to let those sick passengers on land because our government cut a deal with the Cruiseliner that will cost LIVES in St Maarten.
5) According to t
Border agents seize bag of dead birds from passenger traveling from China