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(CHCC) — Thirty-seven  additional individuals have been confirmed positive for Covid-19, bringing the CNMI total to 3,905 cases since March 28, 2020. The individuals have been isolated and are actively monitored.

Of the 37 cases identified on Jan. 14, 2022:

23 were identified via contact tracing, 11 via community testing and 3 via travel testing.

As of Jan. 15, 2022, there were 9 individuals hospitalized as a result of Covid-19:

5 unvaccinated, 4 vaccinated; 1 on a ventilator; 2 discharged

A total of 421 Covid-19 vaccines were administered on Jan. 14, 2022, resulting in 97.7% of the CNMI's eligible population being fully vaccinated.

The vaccination statuses of the 37 new cases identified are pending verification.

A total of 395 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Jan. 14, 2022:

• 292 community-based testing

• 103 at the Covid-19 Community Center (referrals only)

Of the cases identified since Oct. 28, 2021, as of Jan. 14, 2022:

 • 3,150 recoveries

• 446 active cases

• 18 Covid-19-related deaths

There have been 21 Covid-19 related deaths since March 2020.

Since Oct. 28, 2021, there have been 3,614 cases:

• 1,750 were identified via contact tracing

• 1,691 via community testing

• 173 via travel testing

If you have concerns regarding a possible exposure to a positive case, call the contact tracers at (670) 285-1942, 286-1710, or 286-1711.

If you are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 (e.g., fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, new loss of taste or smell, etc.), see your provider or call the CHCC Tele-Triage hotline at (670) 233-2067.

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