In view of the figures recorded on Thursday, January 7, the number of new contaminations continues to increase. 19 new people have indeed tested positive for Covid-19 (39 on January 5), bringing the number of active cases to 110. The total number of confirmed cases is now 1531 since the start of the epidemic.
The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) monitor 110 people placed in isolation at their homes, all showing suspicious symptoms linked to the coronavirus.
The total number of deaths linked to Covid-19 is 27.
By the good news, the number of people cured since the first case declared in the Dutch part has risen to 1394.
Otherwise, 204 other people are also under surveillance after they may have come into contact with an active case.
The dedicated team of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), in collaboration with the Health Care Laboratory Sint Maarten (HCLS), tested 2056 travelers arriving at Princess Juliana International Airport and 11535 people across the country.
"It is imperative to respect the mandatory regulations put in place", warn the health authorities, and to "scrupulously respect the rules of social distancing, especially in public places"._AF
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