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St. Maarten: Active cases rise by six

There are now 95 active cases of CO­VID-19 in the country as of Monday, up by six since the last numbers were released on Sunday. According to the figures released by the Ministry of Public Health, Social Devel­opment and Labour VSA on Monday, a total of 13 new cases were …

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ENTRY AND QUARANTINE POLICY SABA – August 10th

Reference is made to the entry and quarantine policy of Saba and the latest emergency ordinance Covid-19 dated July 28th, 2020. This is the updated risk categorization of countries as of August 10th. All persons that want to enter Saba must email info@Sabagov.nl to ask approval from the Island Governor. …

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Entrepreneurs to receive support from EZK again

Entrepreneurs who are faced with a loss of revenue due to the corona crisis and as a result have more difficulty covering their fixed costs, can again apply for a compensation from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate (EZK). It concerns a new regulation where the compensation amount can …

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Dutch supply more medical personnel for St. Maarten

The Dutch government facilitated the dispatch of eight nurses, a medical doctor specialised in infectious diseases and a crisis coordinator to St. Maarten in the week of August 3. Dutch Minister of Public Health, Well-being and Sport Hugo de Jonge announced this in a letter he sent to the Dutch …

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St. Maarten: COVID-19 cases at 86

As of August 8th, at 6:00pm St. Maarten had recorded 12 more persons who tested positive for coronavirus. The new total of confirmed cases now stands at 189. Of the active cases, Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring 82 people in home isolation. Minister of Public Health, Social Development and …

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St. Maarten: 17th COVID-19 death reported

A COVID-19 patient who was being cared for in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) lost their battle against the coronavirus on Friday. It has been reported that this patient was a worker of utility company GEBE. The company acknowledged the passing of an employee …

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Heatwave hits Netherlands

The Netherlands is in for a heatwave over the next six days at least, with temperatures reaching the low thirties Celsius (C) (86-89 Fahrenheit (F)), accompanied by plenty of sunshine. There could be some clouds around by Sunday, but in the main it will be hot and sunny nationwide, with …

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