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Saba News Archive: News Items

St. Martin records a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases, and first death

St. Martin saw a sudden jump in coronavirus COVID-19 cases on Sunday, with two cases hospitalized, one confined to home, and the first recorded death linked to the virus, the Prefecture and regional health authority ARS reported.   Not counting two patients who previously recovered, and the one deceased, total …

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Flight ban extended!

In connection with COVID-19, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management is extending the flight ban until April 10th, 2020 at 6:00 PM (local time). The ban on air traffic with passengers in the airspace over Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba applies to EU countries, the UK, Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, …

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ARS: St. Martin records one additional COVID 19 case

St. Martin and St. Barths recorded one additional coronavirus COVID-19 case each on Saturday, March 28, regional health agency ARS confirmed, bringing active cases in St. Martin to 12. The two new respective cases are confined to their homes in St. Martin and St. Barths. Five patients are currently in …

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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 …

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Compliance and Enforcement Regarding the Corona Virus Crisis

Lately, everyone has been quite preoccupied with the threat of infection. The government’s calls to comply with the rules and guidelines in this serious situation and the many emergency regulations made by the government confirm the seriousness of the current situation. Fortunately, most people comply to the rules. Unfortunately, not …

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COVID-19 cases on French side up to 11 as of Friday, March 27

Another new coronavirus COVID-19 case in St. Martin has been hospitalized bringing total cases to date up to 11, the Préfecture and health agency ARS reported on Friday. Of the seven hospitalized cases mentioned in the ARS bulletin, five are in the Louis-Constant Fleming Hospital, and two were transferred to …

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March 27th 2020 – COVID-19 Update

Address of Island Govenor Jonathan Johnson – update Friday, March 27, 2020 Note: if you have a slow internet connection, it may take some time before the address is down loaded.   On Wednesday, March 25th, a sample was taken from a person in quarantine who has been experiencing mild …

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