SMMC expects surge in local COVID patients. | SMN News

CAY HILL:— St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) is preparing for more suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients that need to be admitted to the hospital. Based on case studies and data analysis from other COVID-19 countries where communal spread has occurred, estimates on the actual number – not to be confused with the reported number – of infected persons in the community can be forecasted based on the mortality rate and the doubling in cases over a specific number of days.

COVID surge and pre-existing conditions

As per April 7th, 2020 SMMC has admitted 12 COVID-19 related patients since the start of

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