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St. Maarten: Four new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Four persons have tested posi­tive for COVID-19, bring­ing the active cases up to 57. The total number of the country’s confirmed cases is now 784. Of the active cases, the Collective Prevention Ser­vices (CPS) is currently monitoring 50 persons who are in home isolation. There are 125 persons who are …

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Island Council approves ordinance to ban single-use plastic

The Island Council of Thursday, October 22, unanimously approved the Island Ordinance to ban single-use plastic. Businesses are given four months to seek alternatives before the ordinance goes into effect, starting January 1, 2021 with a ban on plastic bags, followed by the prohibition of other plastic single-use articles in …

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St. Maarten: 21 COVID-19 recoveries

The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA has reported twenty-one additional re­coveries from COVID-19 as of Thursday, October 22. However, seven new positive COVID-19 cases were also recorded. This )rings the total number of active COVID-19 cases to 52. The total number of confirmed cases for St. …

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