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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Apr 2020 05:18 PM

Pm Says Workers Not Ill At Supermarket Where Staffer Had Covid-19 Symptoms

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs on Wednesday assured that the staffers currently working at a supermarket where one of the workers had COVID-19 symptoms had been checked by Collective Prevention Services (CPS) and were not displaying any flu-like symptoms or those of the highly infectious illness.

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Source: SMN-News
23 Apr 2020 07:21 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister and Chair of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs hereby updates the general public for today, Monday, April 22, 2020, as part of the process to keep the community of St. Maarten informed about the latest developments and the Governments COVID-19 containment, mitigation and response measures. 

          COVID-19 Cases 

Based on the latest available data, as updated by CPS Epidemiologist Eva Lista-de Weever, the counts for April 22, 2020 as of4:00 PM are as follows: 

Self-Quarantine: 130Self-Isolation: 95Number Hospitalized:   8 Number Tested:         266(+8)Number Positive:         73 (+2) Male:  51Female: 22 Number Negative:     169 (+28) Number Pending:         23Inconclusive:  1 Deceased:  12 (+1)Recovered:  22(+10)Active Cases:  39(+1)

Today, April 22, 2020, the St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Apr 2020 05:19 AM

Govt. Considering Allowing Businesses On Exempt List To Open From Next Week

PHILIPSBURG--Considering that governments stimulus plan was launched this week and that certain businesses cannot qualify for payroll subsidy, government is considering allowing these businesses to be open through limited opening hours effective next week, Prime Minister and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Chairperson Silveria Jacobs s Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Apr 2020 05:13 AM

Pm Says Workers Not Ill At Supermarket Where Staffer Had Covid-19 Symptoms

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs on Wednesday assured that the staffers currently working at a supermarket where one of the workers had COVID-19 symptoms had been checked by Collective Prevention Services (CPS) and were not displaying any flu-like symptoms or those of the highly infectious illness.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
22 Apr 2020 01:42 PM

Fire Department Updates On Bush Fire Response

Mr. Clive Richardson, Chief of the Fire Department reported that the fire was large and burning uncontrollably. The fire department quickly responded, however, due to heavy winds, and the inaccessibility for the fire trucks, the responders could not reach the fire. The road was closed off, by police officers who assisted in the response. The persons living within the area were prompted to be prepared to evacuate. Residents in the area were further advised to close their windows to prevent the smoke from coming in, and use their garden hose to protect their property just in case the fire got out of hand.

Thankfully, the Fire Department could contain the fire and protect the homes and businesses in the surrounding areas Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Apr 2020 11:01 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs announced on Wednesday that there are 12 COVID-19 related deaths now on St. Maarten, Jacobs said one person who died in recent days also tested positive.
Prime Minister Jacobs said that one person that was on a ventilator at SMMC also lost the battle to COVID-19.
The Prime Minister said her thoughts and prayers are with the families that have lost love ones, especially since these family members are not able to properly grieve, or have funeral services to bid farewell to their loved ones Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
22 Apr 2020 09:13 AM

Actualizacin Covid / Primera Ministra Silveria Jacobs 21/04/2020

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La Primera Ministra y Presidenta del COE Silveria Jacobs actualiz las informaciones sobre el COVID-19 para el 21 de abril del 2020

La Primera Ministra y Presidenta del Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia (COE), Silveria Jacobs, actualiz al pblico en general el lunes 21 de abril del 2020, como parte del proceso para mantener informada a la comunidad de Sint Maarten sobre los ltimos desarrollos y el Medidas de contencin, mitigacin y respuesta de COVID-19.

Casos de COVID-19

Segn los ltimos datos disponibles, actualizados por la epidemiloga de CPS Eva Lista-de Weever, los recuentos del 21 de abril del 2020 a partir de las 5:00 p.m Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Apr 2020 08:14 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister and Chair of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs hereby updates the general public for today, Monday, April 21, 2020, as part of the process to keep the community of St. Maarten informed about the latest developments and the Governments COVID-19 containment, mitigation and response measures. 

COVID-19 Cases 

Based on the latest available data, as updated by CPS Epidemiologist Eva Lista-de Weever, the counts for April 21, 2020 as of 5:00 PM are as follows: 

Self-Quarantine:      130Self-Isolation: 95 Number Hospitalized:    7 SMMC and 2 in the Mobile Medical PavilionNumber Tested:         258Number Positive:  71Male: 49 Female: 21 Number Negative:      141Number Pending: 45Inconclusive: 1 Deceased: 11 (1 person passed away at SMMC, sadly, during last night after a long battle in ICU) Recovered:  22Active Cases:  38

 

As of today, April 21, 2020, SMMC currently has 9 COVID-19 suspected or confirmed patients admitted Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Apr 2020 08:13 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Monday evening, April 20, 2020, at approximately 8:00 PM, a fire broke out on the Sucker Garden Hill. The fire lasted until early Tuesday morning, 6:30 AM.

Mr. Clive Richardson, Chief of the Fire Department reported that the fire was large and burning uncontrollably. The fire department quickly responded, however, due to heavy winds, and the inaccessibility for the fire trucks, the responders could not reach the fire. The road was closed off, by police officers who assisted in the response Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
22 Apr 2020 07:03 AM

Covid Update/Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs

Press Statement

Date: April 21, 2020

Prime Minister & Chair of the EOC Silveria JacobsUpdates on COVID-19 Developments for April 21, 2020 

Prime Minister and Chair of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs hereby updates the general public for today, Monday, April 21, 2020, as part of the process to keep the community of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Apr 2020 03:50 AM

One More Victim Succumbs To Covid-19, Positive Cases Climb To 71, Recoveries 22

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.


PHILIPSBURG--Dutch St. Maarten recorded its eleventh coronavirus COVID-19 death when a person lost their battle to the highly infectious illness at St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) Monday night.

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Source: The Daily Herald
21 Apr 2020 06:40 PM

1 More Positive Case Pushes Total Covid-19 For Dutch Side To 68

PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten recorded one additional positive COVID-19 case on Monday, April 20, bringing the total number of positive cases to 68 and the current number of active cases to 46.

Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center Silveria Jacobs said in a national address on Monday evening that as of 4:00pm there were still 98 persons in self-quarantine and 87 in self-isolation Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
21 Apr 2020 06:24 PM

First Patient Transferred To Medical Pavilion, Country Gets 1St Hospitainer

CAY HILL--St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) made the first step to free up space at the medical facility over the weekend when the first COVID-19 patient was transferred to the mobile medical pavilion on Saturday, April 18.

Prime Minister (PM) and Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs said in Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Apr 2020 09:12 PM

Usm President Concerned About Collapse In Education.

PHILIPSBURG:--- President of the University of St. Martin (USM) Dr. Antonio Carmona Bez expressed his sincere concern for what he called the collapse of the public education system in Sint Maarten, highlighting the fact that since the outbreak of the COVID-19 many schools have practically closed with no plan for communication between teachers and students.
I am sincerely concerned that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports and the central government is allowing for the collapse of the public education system, affecting all children, parents, and communities Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
20 Apr 2020 05:15 AM

Prime MinisterS National Covid 19 Address

PRIME MINISTER OF SINT MAARTEN

Minister-President van Sint Maarten

National Address

Date: April 19, 2020

Prime Minister & Chair of the EOC Silveria Jacobs National Address on COVID-19 Developments April 19, 2020

People of Sint Maarten here and abroad, I hereby address you as Prime Minister of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Apr 2020 02:27 PM

~ COVID-19 deaths now stand at 10~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Government of St. Maarten has extended the lockdown for the next three weeks through a national decree which was published on Sunday, April 19th.
The amended National Decree allows supermarkets and other essential services will remain open three days per week. The movement of people will be done in two zones, namely Zone A or Zone B.
Attestations that were previously issued are automatically renewed, however, residents from St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
18 Apr 2020 05:11 AM

Smmc Set To Transfer Covid-19 Care To Medical Pavilion, Icu Hospitainer

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and Public Health Department Head Fenna Arnell with SMMCs Board of Directors, Dr. Felix Holiday, Dr. Marco Meuleman and other SMMC staff members after inspecting the Mobile Medical Pavilion at St. Maarten Medical Center.

CAY HILL--The Mobile Medical Pavilion (MMP) and the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) hospitainer at St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
18 Apr 2020 04:50 AM

State Of Emergency Proposed To Be Extended By Three Weeks

PM Silveria Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG--The state of emergency St. Maarten is currently under to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is proposed to be extended by another three weeks.

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Source: SMN-News
17 Apr 2020 07:51 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The EOC and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs is satisfied with the reaction of the St. Maarten community who were given the opportunity to shop on Thursday and Friday as the lockdown continues for the next three weeks.
Prime Minister Jacobs in response to a questioned by SMN News said that St. Maarten already spent over NAF2.4 million at CPS that is busy with the testing and monitoring of COVID-19 patients Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
17 Apr 2020 07:46 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Allows Essential Services To Open For Two Days

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – In an ongoing effort to contain and mitigate the COVID-19 virus on St. Maarten, Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC Silveria Jacobs declared a State of Emergency on St. Maarten on April 4, 2020, during her National Address with immediate effect as of April 5, 2020. This state of emergency
instituted a total lockdown of Dutch St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
17 Apr 2020 04:59 AM

Cps Fears Public Underreporting Covid-19 Symptoms Due To Worries Of Repercussions

~ Medical team visits 109 homes Wednesday ~

CAY HILL--The Health Ministrys Collective Prevention Services (CPS) believes that residents with symptoms associated with the coronavirus COVID-19 are underreporting their statuses due to fears of repercussions, Prime Minister and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Chairperson Silveria JacobsRead more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Apr 2020 08:02 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs announced on Thursday evening that six new cases of COVID-19 are now added to the list. Currently, are 89 positive cases since the testing begins some weeks ago. 189 persons have been tested, 108 were negative, 17 cases are pending, there are 41 actives cases on St. Maarten. Jacobs said that it is expected that the positive cases will go up in the coming days, however, she said that CPS visited Cay Hill on Wednesday and Thursday and met with almost 200 persons but only one person was showing signs and symptoms Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Apr 2020 04:18 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In an ongoing effort to contain and mitigate the COVID-19 virus on St. Maarten, Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC Silveria Jacobs declared a State of Emergency on St. Maarten on April 4, 2020, during her National Address, with immediate effect as of April 5, 2020. This state of emergency instituted a total lockdown of Dutch St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 Apr 2020 04:02 PM

Waivers Signed By Authorities No Longer Needed For Domestic Travel

~ Forms can be signed by employer, traveller ~

PHILIPSBURG--Persons travelling within Dutch St. Maarten will no longer require waivers signed by authorities to travel. Waivers signed by authorities will only be needed for persons with an urgent need to travel across the border to French St. Martin, Prime Minister and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Chairperson Read more


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