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St. Maarten has 80 COVID-19 cases

St. Maarten has confirmed four new cases of persons who have tested positive for CO­VID-19. The new total of confirmed cases now stands at 160. In just one week St. Maarten has seen 37 new cases re­corded, jumping from 47 to 80 cases in just seven days. Of the active …

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CATAPULT – New Grant Funds for Caribbean Artists

In light of the severe impact that COVID-19 is having on creative people and the arts sector, a fund of US$320,000 from the Open Society Foundations has been granted to the American Friends of Jamaica , in collaboration with Kingston Creative and The Fresh Milk Art Platform , in support …

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Saba to establish centralized quarantine location

The Public Entity Saba is working on establishing a centralized quarantine location for persons entering the island from high-risk areas, including St. Maarten and the United States (US), it was announced on Tuesday evening. Government will only cover the costs of the temporary mandatory housing at the centralized quarantine location, …

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St. Maarten: 76 confirmed Covid-19 cases

St. Maarten has confirmed six new cases of persons who have tested positive for COVID-19. The new total of confirmed cases now stand at 156. Of the active cases, Col­lective Prevention Services (CPS) is monitoring 73 persons in home isolation, Minister of Public Health Social Development and Labour VSA Richard …

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CPS says 10% of COVID cases have no symptoms

Collective Pre­vention Services (CPS) says that up to ten per cent of the current positive COVID-19 cases have shown no signs or symptoms. CPS head and epidemiologist Eva Lista-de Weever provided an update on CPS’ preliminary find­ings on Tuesday afternoon. As of Tuesday there were 76 ac­tive cases, two of …

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Covid-19 measures update for Tuesday, August 4th

We remain in alert level 2, which includes physical distancing, proper hand and cough hygiene, and a maximum of 25 persons allowed. Not complying with these measures can result in a fine. The Public Entity Saba will establish a centralized quarantine location for persons traveling from high-risk areas. These persons …

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