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Cook Islands detects first positive Covid-19 case

Saturday 5 June 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Health, National

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Cook Islands detects first positive Covid-19 case
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(UPDATE - This case was deemed a historical case of Covid-19 and is not being classified as an active positive case). A Cook Islands man who has been on holiday in Rarotonga since May 21, 2021 has tested positive for Covid-19, after requesting to be swabbed Friday evening. The alert level remains unchanged and the risk to public remains low, government says.

(UPDATE - This case was deemed a historical case of Covid-19 and is not being classified as an active positive case). A Cook Islands man who has been on holiday in Rarotonga since May 21, 2021 has tested positive for Covid-19, after requesting to be swabbed Friday evening. The alert level remains unchanged and the risk to public remains low, government says.


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