PHILIPSBURG:— Chair of the EOC Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs announced that all schools will be closed as of Wednesday, March 18th, 2020.
As of midnight Tuesday, March 17th only residents of St. Maarten/ St. Martin will be allowed entry to St. Maarten until March 22nd. Jacobs said that on Saturday International flights were banned by Tuesday that has been adjusted whereby Caribbean nationals are also not allowed to enter St. Maarten. However, flights to the BES islands and Curacao will remain open to facilitate medical transfers.
Jacobs said that students residing overseas or residents of St. Maarten/ St. Martin