One additional individual has been confirmed positive for COVID-19. This brings our CNMI total to 173 cases since March 28, 2020.
The individual was identified by travel screening and confirmed diagnosis through 5th-day testing on May 15, 2021. This case did not report any COVID-19 vaccination.
The individual has been moved to the designated isolation area for close monitoring.
The CHCC Communicable Disease Investigation/Inspection team has already initiated contact tracing for the most immediate contacts of the new confirmed case, including passengers on the same flight.