First case COVID-19 on Saba
The first positive case has been confirmed on Saba. According to Island Governor Johnson, the patient did not travel, which may be an indication that the virus is on the island. Saba took early measures to prevent the spread of the virus and is now sharpening them further. In addition, a source and contact investigation will be started according to standard protocol.
The contact research also extends to the patients of Saba who have been admitted to Fundashon Mariadal on Bonaire for emergency medical aid. As far as it has been investigated, it can be stated that there has been no contact between the patients from Saba on Bonaire and the corona patient on Saba. Just to be safe the patients from Saba that are hospitalized here are in isolation. The companion also have to be in mandatory quarantine.