Five additional individuals have been confirmed positive for Covid-19. This brings the CNMI total to 263 cases since March 28, 2020.
The individuals were identified by travel screening and confirmed through 5th-day testing on Sept. 17 and 18 and testing on arrival on Sept. 18.
The individuals have been quarantined and are actively monitored.
Currently, there is no active hospitalization.
The CHCC Communicable Disease Investigation/Inspection team has already initiated contact tracing for the most immediate contacts of the new confirmed cases.