Three more Covid-19 cases in CNMI

9:01 am on 25 January 2021

The Northern Marianas has had three more cases of Covid-19, taking their total to 132.

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A quarantine transit vehicle Photo: CNMI govt

Health authorities say the latest three cases were identified by travel screening and confirmed through testing upon arrival.

The three passengers have been in quarantine and were moved to a designated isolation area for monitoring.

Out of the 132 Covid-19 cases in the CNMI, 106 were identified by travel screening while 26 were local transmissions.

There are currently five people in isolation.

There has been no community transmission for more than five months.

Meanwhile, local authorities are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to check if any of the new cases are related to the new Covid-19 variant that is said to be more infectious.