PHILIPSBURG:— Minister of Health Emil Lee announced on Wednesday that the amount of Zika cases have increased to 47 confirmed cases on the Dutch side compared to 160 on the French side. The Minister said that he has called on the citizens of the community to try and get rid of mosquito’s breeding grounds. He said he also said that St. Maarten does not have all the resources necessary to fight the spreading the Zika and as such he is depending on the citizens to monitor and to get rid of the breeding grounds for mosquitoes, especially during the rainy season. The Minister said that CPS is working diligently on a plan which involves the production of videos to educate the population. Minister Lee said while in Aruba he also discussed how that country is fighting the Zika virus.