Regional health agency ARS reported twelve new COVID-19 cases confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests in the three days since the last health bulletin on Friday, August 14, bringing the total of confirmed cases up to 121.
There are now 65 active cases in the territory, 61 of whom are isolating at home. Two patients are in Louis-Constant Fleming Hospital and two were transferred to University Hospital in Guadeloupe. The number of patients who have recovered remains the same at 49.
ARS regrets the latest death of a 51-year-old man in Louis-Constant Fleming Hospital.
The total number of PCR tests carried out in St. Martin to date is 2,449.
Three new cases in St. Barths have been identified by PCR test during the last three days. The number of active cases is now seven, all isolating at home. Total confirmed cases since the beginning have risen to 16. Nine persons have recovered from the virus. The number of PCR tests taken in St. Barths to date is 1,818.
The Daily Herald.