CNMI hits record high, reports 252 new Covid
By Pacific Island Times News Staff
Saipan-- The CNMI reported a record high of 252 new cases of Covid-19, more than double the daily tallies. The number of latest test results bought the CNMI's total to 5,314 since March 26, 2020.
Officials said the 252 Covid-stricken individuals have been isolated and are actively monitored.
Of the 252 cases identified on Feb. 1: 180 were identified via contact tracing, 66 via community testing, six via travel testing; one was identified on Tinian, and 16 on Rota.
As of Feb. 2, there were 9 individuals hospitalized as a result of Covid-19: five unvaccinated, three vaccinated, and one partially vaccinated.