CNMI reports 1 new COVID-19 case; total now 116

CNMI Official Seal (PNC file photo)

One additional individual has been confirmed positive for COVID-19. This brings the CNMI total to 116 cases since March 28, 2020.

The individual was identified by travel screening and confirmed diagnosis through testing upon arrival.

The individual has been safely in quarantine and was moved to the designated isolation area for close monitoring.

The CHCC has already initiated contact tracing for the most immediate contacts of the new confirmed case, including passengers on the same flight.