One patient, confirmed last week to be positive for Covid-19, was hospitalized. The patient is receiving treatment and is actively monitored.
One additional individual has been confirmed positive for Covid-19. This brings the CNMI total to 291 cases since March 28, 2020. The individual was identified by travel screening and confirmed through testing on arrival on Oct. 23, 2021.
The recently identified individual has been quarantined and is being monitored. The CHCC Communicable Disease Investigation/Inspection team has already initiated contact tracing for the most immediate contacts of the newly confirmed case.