In addition to the three cases announced earlier, four more individuals have been confirmed positive for COVID-19. This brings the CNMI total to 298 cases since March 28, 2020.
The individuals were identified and confirmed via surveillance testing on Oct. 28, 2021.
The recently identified individuals have been quarantined and are actively monitored.
The CHCC Communicable Disease Investigation/Inspection team has already initiated contact tracing for the most immediate contacts of the newly confirmed cases, and this effort will continue until all probable cases are identified and tested.
Currently, there is one (1) hospitalization, unrelated to the recent cases.
Consider registering for vaccinations at www.vaccinatecnmi.com, by calling the CHCC call center at (670) 682-SHOT (7468), or registering in person. To register for school-based or community-based testing, visit https://covidtesting.chcc.health.
The CNMI is reminded to watch out for misinformation and to follow updates directly from the Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force and the CHCC. The spread of misinformation is just as dangerous as the virus itself.
Note: The diagnosis sources have been corrected. The correction does not affect contact tracing. All COVID-19 positive cases are investigated thoroughly.
View the new CHCC COVID-19 dashboard at https://chcc.datadriven.health/covid19. (Updates next business day).