Two new positive Covid 19 cases in MIQ after today’s day seven tests

The government tonight confirmed that after today’s day seven tests of the 38 passengers currently in MIQ, two new cases were detected taking the total active cases in MIQ to six.

Premier Dalton Tagelagi in the press statement issued tonight said that the six cases are asymptomatic and will be monitored by health officials.

“Tonight’s new active cases remain in the managed isolation quarantine facilities and are being monitored closely by the health officials. All 6 active cases remain asymptomatic,” says Premier Tagelagi.

Premier Tagelagi added that “We continue to remind our people at this time that all MIQ facilities is strictly prohibited for all visitors. Strictly no visitors to any of the MIQ facilities as we aim to contain this virus in MIQ. All MIQ residents are required to continue to follow isolation instructions.”

“Niue’s National COVID Response will remain on Alert Level Yellow because the island still can contain the virus in quarantine.

The thirty-eight people in MIQ arrived from Auckland on Monday March 22nd.

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