PHILIPSBURG:— As of August 19th, St. Maarten has confirmed fifteen new cases of persons who have tested positive for the Corona Virus (COVID-19), however, there was a recovery of 26 persons; reducing the total active cases to 198. The new total of confirmed cases now stands at 348.
Of the active cases, the Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring 183 people in home isolation. Twelve patients are currently hospitalized and three patients are isolated and being monitored. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at 17.
The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten