6 new COVID-19 cases in the CNMI

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Six (6) additional individuals have been confirmed positive for COVID-19. This brings the CNMI total to 288 cases since March 28, 2020.

The individuals were identified by travel screening and confirmed through testing on arrival on Oct. 15, and 5th-day testing and testing on arrival on Oct. 16, 2021.

The individuals have been quarantined and are actively monitored.

The CHCC Communicable Disease Investigation/Inspection team has initiated contact tracing for the most immediate contacts of the new confirmed cases.

Currently, there is no active hospitalization.

View the new CHCC COVID-19 dashboard at https://chcc.datadriven.health/covid19 (updates next business day).