One client and two staff test positive for COVID-19 at Senior Living Home | SOUALIGA NEWSDAY

SINT MAARTEN (ST. JOHN’S ESTATE) – “Despite all our efforts we are sad to report that one client and two of our colleagues have tested positive for Covid-19,” Bregje Boetekees, Manager of the White and Yellow Cross Foundation (WYCCF) said in a statement on Thursday.

“The client was admitted into SMMC where he is receiving the best of care. Directly involved clients, family and our teams have been informed, and CPS was immediately contacted. They have started source and contact tracing and we are following all their instructions and guidelines.

“Everyone that was in direct contact with the client has been placed in quarantine and the infected employees are at home in isolation. We wish everyone a speedy recovery and will continue with all our strict measures to prevent new infections.

“With the current widespread community transmissions on our island we need everyone’s help to be successful. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us on 5484431 or email me at:

Source: Souliga Newsday