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Saba News Archive: News Items

Navy ship arrives to help in corona crisis

~ marines ashore to bolster law enforcement ~ Royal Dutch Navy ship Zr.Ms. Karel Doorman, the largest ship in the Dutch Navy’s fleet, made her way into Great Bay on Friday morning and berthed at Port St. Maarten. The vessel was deployed to the Dutch Caribbean to help in the …

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Saba lock-down extended till May 10 – Some relief allowed

On April 24, Island Governor Jonathan Johnson has send the following message to Saba residents: (Note : please be patient when downloading through a slow internet connection) In summary: The Outbreak Management Team (0MT) has advised to extend the lock-down period for an additional fourteen (14) days, until May 10th …

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BES Islands no-fly ban extended until May 15

The flight bans to Bonaire, Sint-Eustasius and Saba have been extended until 15 May, minister Hugo de Jonge (Public Health) reports to the House of Representatives. It must prevent the coronavirus from spreading further on the islands. Until mid-May, the airports of these BES islands are closed to air traffic …

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COVID Drive-Thru on Bonaire tested 190 people: all negative

190 people were tested for COVID-19 via the COVID Drive-Thru on Bonaire, between April, 14th and April, 21th. Including the tests done by means of the COVID Drive-Thru, in total 228 people have now been tested on Bonaire until April 24th : 190 via the drive-thru and 38 by the …

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St. Martin records third death from COVID-19

Another death from COVID-19 was reported on Thursday by regional health authority ARS, bringing the death toll in St. Martin to three. The deceased was a 76-year-old man who had other underlying health issues and passed away in the Guadeloupe hospital. He had been in hospital since April 7. However, …

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Statia receives Hospitainer unit

St. Eusta­tius has received a hospital container unit that was made available by the Dutch Min­istry of Public Health, Wel­fare and Sport. Government Commissioner Marnix van Rij said the Hospitainer unit was flown in from the Neth­erlands and shipped from St. Maarten to the port of Statia, where it arrived …

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One COVID• 19 recovery for St. Martin on Wednesday

Another COVID-19 patient has recovered in St. Mar­tin, regional health agency ARS reported on Wednesday. This brings the num­ber of recoveries to 21. Active cases amount to 12 (three in hospital and nine in isolation at home). Three persons have been repatriated to their countries of origin and two per­sons …

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