Welcome to the crisis website of the Public Entity Bonaire. This website is online when there is a crisis. That is why you can now find all information about COVID-19 on this website.

Constructive consultation between schools and OLB

Kralendijk – On September 22nd, at the initiative of The Public Entity of Bonaire (OLB),  consultation has taken place between all schools for primary, secondary and vocational education and the OLB. Sylvana Janga-Serfilia (Directorate of Society and Care), Marian Luinstra-Passchier (Department of Public Health) and Anouk Hansen (EOZ) have discussed the significance of the COVID-19 measures for the schools. The Public Entity understands the worries among parents and staff. People have discussed the impact of the decision to keep the …

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Bonaire has code orange in the Netherlands

With regard to the recent increase in the number of Coronavirus contaminations, Island Governor Rijna, on the advice of the Island Policy Team (EBT), submitted a request to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands last weekend to assign an orange travel advisory to Bonaire. Meanwhile, the RIVM has also issued advice to tighten up the travel advisory to Bonaire, due to the increase in the number of contaminations. As of today, September 22nd, the travel advice to Bonaire …

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Speech Lt. Governor Rijna

Dear Citizens, this morning we announced the new numbers. Today, Saturday, September 19, we have confirmed a total of 16 new cases of infection on Bonaire. In a moment Dr Marian Luinstra-Passchier of Public Health will discuss the numbers further. Although most of the infected people have none to mild symptoms, it does mean that we have entered a new phase, which calls for stricter measures. This is to prevent further spread of the virus on our island. All measures …

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Speech dr. Marian Luinstra-Passchier

For months we have been fortunate not to have the Corona virus here on the island of Bonaire. At the end of August a few isolated cases ended that status. Last week Dr Hermelijn tested positive. That was a big shock for him and for his patients. For Public Health this was the first case that demanded close attention. A lot of people were deployed to identify and document all contacts. Soon after that, it was evident that there were …

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There are four new cases of Covid-19 detected on Bonaire today

There are four new cases of Covid-19 detected on Bonaire today. There are now eleven  active cases of Covid-19 on September 16, 2020 on Bonaire. The virus is on our island. You can get infected. Take precautions and protect yourself.  Call 0800-0800 if you have any symptoms related to Covid-19.  Maintain the hygiene instructions to prevent contamination with the coronavirus. Protect yourself and the ones around you.

There are two cases of Covid-19 on September 10, 2020 on Bonaire

There are two cases of Covid-19 on September 10, 2020 on Bonaire. The infected persons are in isolation.  Call 0800-0800 if you have any symptoms related to Covid-19.  Maintain the hygiene instructions to prevent contamination with the coronavirus. Protect yourself and the ones around you.

There are four new cases of Covid-19 detected on Bonaire

There are four new cases of Covid-19 detected on Bonaire. There are seven active cases  of Covid-19 on September 15, 2020 on Bonaire.  Call 0800-0800 if you have any symptoms related to Covid-19.  Maintain the hygiene instructions to prevent contamination with the coronavirus. Protect yourself and the ones around you.

There are three active cases of Covid-19 on September 12, 2020 on Bonaire

There are three active cases of Covid-19 on September 12, 2020 on Bonaire. The infected persons are in isolation. Call 0800-0800 if you have any symptoms related to Covid-19.  Maintain the hygiene instructions to prevent contamination with the coronavirus. Protect yourself and the ones around you.

There are three cases of Covid-19 on September 5, 2020 on Bonaire

There are three cases of Covid-19 on September 5, 2020 on Bonaire. The infected persons are in isolation.  Call 0800-0800 if you have any symptoms related to Covid-19.  Maintain the hygiene instructions to prevent contamination with the coronavirus. Protect yourself and the ones around you.

There are two cases of Covid-19 on the 3rd of September 2020 on Bonaire

There are two cases of Covid-19 on the 3rd of September 2020 on Bonaire. Two persons recovered this week. Call 0800-0800 if you have any symptoms related to Covid-19. Maintain the hygiene instructions to prevent contamination with the coronavirus. Protect yourself and the ones around you.