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Source: The Daily Herald
08 Apr 2020 01:34 AM

Covid-19 Death Toll For Dutch Side Now Stands At 8

Silveria Jacobs .

PHILIPSBURG--Eight deaths in Dutch St. Maarten have now been attributed to persons who had tested positive for the coronavirus COVID-19.

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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Apr 2020 04:00 AM

More Than 1,000 Requests For Emergency Waivers Submitted

Minister Panneflek

PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Police Force KPSM has been inundated with requests for emergency waivers to move around during the 24-hour curfew and more than 1,000 requests have been submitted, said Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs on Monday evening.

Persons not in possession of a disaster pass can apply for an emergency waiver so that they can move around on the Dutch-side during the curfew Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Apr 2020 02:44 AM

General Practitioners Offices To Remain Open

Prime Minster Silveria Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC (Emergency Operations Center) Silveria Jaobs says she will permit General Practitioners (GP) offices to remain open.

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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Apr 2020 02:36 AM

Supermarkets, Food SuppliersAllowed To Make Deliveries To Clients From Tuesday

PM Silveria Jacobs.

PHILIPSBURG--Residents who require urgently needed items will be able to place an order to their neighborhood supermarket as of Tuesday and that order will be delivered to their residence with payment being made with as little contact as possible. The list of numbers, What'sApp numbers and email addresses where Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
06 Apr 2020 08:34 PM

Pfp Questions Jacobs On Abrupt Nature Of Total Lockdown

PFP MP RaeyhonPeterson.

PHILIPSBURG--Party For Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson, submitted what they called pressing questions to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs on the abrupt nature of the decision to place the country under a 24 hour curfew and lockdown for two weeks.

PFP said in a press release that the news of the total lockdown, while rumored since Friday on social media, came as an abrupt shock for many Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
05 Apr 2020 09:49 PM

Two Border Crossings Closed, Limited Movement At Others

The Gendarmerie and the St. Maarten Police Force KPSM manning the Bellevue/Cole Bay border on Sunday. Photo by Aline Choisy via Facebook.

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs announced in a press conference on Sunday that border crossings during the 24-hour curfew will only be allowed for essential and emergency workers and only at the Bellevue/Cole Bay border and at the Belvedere/French Quarter border Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
05 Apr 2020 01:14 AM

State Of Emergency Called, Two-Week Shutdown To Start Midnight Tonight

On Saturday, many persons flocked to buy last-minute supplies and groceries in anticipation of the shutdown.


~ Community spread has started ~

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs declared a state of emergency on Saturday evening in response to the growing spread of coronavirus COVID-19 in the country Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
04 Apr 2020 06:34 AM

Update: 2 More Covid-19 Deaths On Dutch Side, Total Shutdown Being Planned

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG--The coronavirus COVID-19 death toll on the Dutch side climbed to four on Friday, when two more persons succumbed to the highly infectious illness. This means that four persons have succumbed to the illness in four days.

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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Apr 2020 09:21 PM

2 More Covid-19 Deaths On Dutch Side, Total Shutdown Being Planned

PHILIPSBURG--The coronavirus COVID-19 death toll on the Dutch side climbed to four on Friday when two more persons succumbed to the highly infectious illness.

Collective Prevention Services (CPS) Head epidemiologist Eva Lista de Weever, who confirmed the two additional deaths, said the total number of confirmed cases still stands at 23. The news of the additional deaths comes as efforts are being made by government to institute a total shutdown of the country to force persons to remain at home to further stem the spread of the virus Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Apr 2020 04:37 AM

Testing To Be Ramped Up At Local Labs, Same-Day Results Possible

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Chairperson Silveria Jacobs delivered a bit of good news on Thursday evening. She announced that testing for COVID-19 will be ramped up as the country now has the ability to test locally.

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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Apr 2020 04:00 PM

Pm Jacobs Fights Off Tears Speaking About First Suspected Covid-19 Death

PM Jacobs during Wednesdays briefing.

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Chairperson Silveria Jacobs choked up and visibly fought off tears as she spoke about the first suspected coronavirus COVID-19 death recorded in the country on Tuesday.

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Source: The Daily Herald
01 Apr 2020 04:48 AM

Pm Explains Travel Documents, Blank Copies Available At Govt. Building

PHILIPSBURG--Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Chairperson Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs on Monday evening sought to give clarity on the documents persons need to carry when being on the road in light of the restrictions in place to help combat the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19.

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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Mar 2020 03:22 PM

Two Charter Flights Repatriated Arubans, Auc Students, Staff

AIRPORT--Two charter flights repatriated Aruba nationals and students and staff of American University of the Caribbean (AUC) School of Medicine via Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) on Saturday, March 28.

Both requests for landing were submitted to and approved by Prime Minister and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Chairperson Silveria Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Mar 2020 03:01 PM

Jacobs during her meeting with health care professionals on Saturday.

Some health care professionals at their meeting with the prime minister.

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs hit the ground running after she was sworn in on Saturday; as she had a meet Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Mar 2020 05:12 AM

Prime Minister Implements Curfew On Dutch Side As Of Monday, March 30

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs speaks at a joint press conference on Sunday. Looking on are Prfte Sylvie Feucher (right), Dutch-side Justice Minister Anna Richardson (second left, seated) and Police Chief Carl John (left) Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Mar 2020 05:01 AM

Update: Three New Covid-19 Cases On Dutch Side, 1 Not Travel-Related

PHILIPSBURG--The number of St. Maartens coronavirus COVID-19 cases has risen to six, Prime Minister and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Chairperson Silveria Jacobs said in a national address on Saturday night.

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Source: The Daily Herald
29 Mar 2020 02:49 AM

Three New Covid-19 Cases On Dutch Side, One Not Travel Related

St. Maarten has registered three new coronavirus COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of official active cases on the Dutch side to 6. One of the cases is not travel related.

Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs said in a national address on Saturday night that two of the positive cases are hospitalized and one person whose results are pending is also hospitalised at St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
28 Mar 2020 07:27 PM

Hotels Willing To Quarantine Persons Can Contact Tourist Bureau, Health Dept.

~ Decision made to further restrict movement ~

PHILIPSBURG--Government, via the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau has made several attempts to use empty hotels for quarantining or isolating persons without success, Prime Minister and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Chairperson Silveria Jacobs said in a national address on Friday Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
28 Mar 2020 03:14 AM

Air Evacuated American May Not Have Contracted Virus On Island

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.

PHILIPSBURG--Contrary to what has been reported in the US media, the American national from Miami, Florida, who is being reported as contracting the coronavirus in St. Maarten/St. Martin, may not have contracted the virus on the island.

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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Mar 2020 05:41 PM

From left: PJIA Executive Consultant Emile van der Weerd, PJIA CEO Brian Mingo, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and PJIA Safety and Security Officer Connally Connor.

The KLM flight that transported the face masks to St. Maarten.

AIRPORT--Out of the 8,000 N95 protective face masks secured by Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), airport officials have donated 5,000 to government, to be used by St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Mar 2020 03:55 PM

Jacobs Gets Covid-19 Update From Feucher

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs met with Prfte Dlgue of St. Barths and St. Martin Sylvie Feucher on Monday as part of their weekly COVID-19 consultations.

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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Mar 2020 03:41 PM

Communication Groups Brainstorm Ways To Effectively Communicate About Covid-19

The meeting with communications entities.

PHILIPSBURG--In an effort to brainstorm ways of combating the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 via proper communication with the public, the Cabinet of Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and the Department of Communication DComm met recently with representatives of the TelEm Group, Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA), Port St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Mar 2020 05:10 AM

Update: Man Who Returned From Ny Is Dutch SideS 3Rd Covid-19 Case

PHILIPSBURG--A male resident, who returned to the country from New York City, USA, has been confirmed as the third COVID-19 case for Dutch St. Maarten, Prime Minister (PM) and Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs announced on Wednesday.

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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Mar 2020 04:55 PM

St. Maarten Has 3Rd Covid-19 Case

POND ISLANDA male resident who returned to the country from New York, USA has been confirmed as the third coronavirus COVID-19 case for St. Maarten, Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs announced on Wednesday.

The number of active cases for the Dutch side now totals three: the fir Read more


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