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French Side: New COVID-19 case on Tuesday, ARS reports

The number of active coronavirus COV­ID-19 cases on the French side increased by one again on Tuesday, regional heath authority ARS reported. This brings active cases up to seventeen. The latest case has been confined to home in isola­tion. There are now 12 cases at home and five in hos­pital, …

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Positive cases up by one for Dutch side

The number of positive coro­navirus COVI D-19 cases in Dutch St. Maarten went up by one on Tues­day, bringing the total number of positive cases to 53 and active cases to 39. According to figures from Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, as of April 14 the total num­ber of persons in …

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Report: Coronavirus could hit black Dutch community hard

By Marvin Hokstam Being kept out of political and government decision-making processes could cause the black community of the Netherlands to be hit hard by COVID-19, the disease that is caused by the coronavirus. The media, the education system and the public health services will fall short, a report from …

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Caribbean Netherlands subsidy expected to attract 5,500 people

A roughly estimated 5,500 persons are expected to file a request for the temporary subsidy arrangement for wage cost and income loss for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba within the next three months. Dutch Minister of Social Affairs and Labour Wouter Koolmees recently stated this in response to questions from …

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Island government opens virtual help desk

Non-essential work has stopped, and people are out of work; for this reason, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has put a package together for employees and employers. We are aware that businesses and persons that may have lost income may have questions about how they can receive financial …

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One new COVID-19 case on French side brings total to 16

The number of active coronavirus COVID-19 cases on the French side increased by one on Easter Monday, regional heath authority ARS reported. Active cases are up to sixteen although the overall situation is relatively stable so far. The latest case has been confined to home in isolation. There are now …

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