COVID update: 174 new cases; 9 hospitalized


As of March 1, 2022, there were nine individuals hospitalized as a result of COVID-19:  one unvaccinated, seven vaccinated, and one partially vaccinated 

Also, 174 additional individuals have been confirmed positive for COVID-19, bringing the CNMI total to 9,724 cases since March 26, 2020. 

Of the 174 cases identified on Feb. 28, 2022, a total of were identified on Tinian and 10 on Rota. The vaccination statuses of the 174 cases are pending verification. 

Of the 9,724 total cases that have been identified in the CNMI, as of Feb. 28, 2022, there have been 8,967 recoveries; 727 active cases; and 30 COVID-19-related deaths, A total of 9,064 were identified via community testing and 660 via travel testing.

A total of 36 COVID-19 vaccine shots were administered on March 1, 2022; of the eligible population, 56.9% have received an additional dose. The vaccination rate is calculated using the 2020 Census population estimates for the CNMI and includes the eligible 5-years-old and older population. 

A total of 619 COVID-19 tests were conducted on Feb. 28, 2022: 442 via community-based testing; 92 at Koblerville COVID-19 Community Center; 71 at Tinian Health Center; and 14 at the Rota Health Center. (Saipan Tribune)


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