March 18, 2020 WILLEMSTAD - Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath announced during the daily press conference that the first confirmed case of the coronavirus, the 68-year-old man from the Netherlands passed away in the hospital.
The man arrived in Curaçao on Thursday, March 5. He became ill the following day and went into a self-imposed quarantine in his hotel room. The following week he called a doctor and was immediately tested. His situation became worse and he was hospitalized. He had respiratory problems.
He passed away a while ago.