Schools on Dutch St. Maarten to remain open until further notice. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG:— The Government of St. Maarten has taken note of the notice by French President Emmanuel Macron and by extension the Préfet of St. Martin and St. Barths Ms. Sylvie Foucher related to school closures within all French territories. This decision does not affect schools on Dutch St. Maarten.

In previous discussions held with the Préfet, this topic was discussed at length, ‘that given a situation where either side of the island were to have (2 on Dutch St. Maarten or 3 on French Saint Martin) confirmed and unrelated cases requiring hospitalization, that closure of schools would be the first

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