BREAKING NEWS: NMI’s COVID-19 total now at 175

Posted on May 19 2021

One additional individual has been confirmed positive for COVID-19. This brings our CNMI total to 175 cases since March 28, 2020.

The individual was identified by travel screening and confirmed diagnosis through fifth-day testing on May 18, 2021. This case did not report any COVID-19 vaccination.

The individual has been moved to the designated isolation area for 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.


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