By Pacific Island Times News Staff Saipan-- Thirty-two additional individuals have been confirmed positive for Covid-19. This brings the CNMI total to 604 cases since March 28, 2020.
The individuals were identified and confirmed through surveillance testing on Nov. 23. The individuals have been isolated and are actively monitored.
Of the 32 new cases, 20 were identified via community testing, and 12 via contact tracing. The vaccination statuses of the 32 new cases are: 19 f
Guam's public health emergency extended for another 30 days; new Covid cases continue to slow down By Pacific Island Times News Staff
Sixty-five virus samples from Covid-19 infections on Guam were identified as variants, the Department of Public Health and Social Services said today.
DPHSS said the virus samples, collected between Aug. 10 and Sept. 30, underwent genome sequencing by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Two of the 65 samples were iden
Atkins Kroll Inc., an Inchcape Company, announced today the acquisition of Morrico Equipment Holdings Inc, which owns the subsidiary Morrico Equipment LLC, one of Guam’s largest heavy equipment dealerships. “Morrico Equipment LLC, is one of the most respected dealer groups in Guam and Micronesia with a strong culture, strong brands, and an incredible team of employees,” said Alex Hammett, Inchcape Managing Director for Asia Developing Markets. “This acquisition will further d
By Pacific Island Times News Staff Military and Guam officials on Tuesday gathered at the Sabånan Fadang ancient burial site in Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz for a cultural ritual in honor of CHamoru ancestors, whose remains were discovered at the defense project area. “Our administration is encouraged that our military partners recognize the necessity of paying our respects to our ancestors and the land they cared for and cultivated, and where they were eventually laid to rest
Saipan-- After several months of enjoying a flatline, the CNMI now continues to see a surge in Covid-19 transmissions, reporting 98 new cases-- the largest number in a single day reported since last year. The CNMI's total number of cases has risen to 572 cases since March 28, 2020. The individuals were identified and confirmed through surveillance testing on Nov. 22. The individuals and their high-risk contacts have been isolated and are actively monitored.
Of the 98 new ca
Citing a spike in coronavirus-related deaths, the Pacific Elders’ Voice urged French President Emmanuel Macron to defer New Caledonia’s third independence referendum currently scheduled for Dec. 12. “We understand that the proposed third referendum under the Noumea Accord scheduled for the 12th of December is not supported by the indigenous peoples of New Caledonia,” the Pacific Elders stated in a letter sent to Macron on Nov. 22. The Pacific Elders Voice, which comprises for