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Two more Covid-19 related fatalities reported on Guam

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HAGÅTÑA (JIC) —The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 17th and 18th Covid-19 related fatalities occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City and the Guam Memorial Hospital.

At approximately 8:46 a.m., Monday, a 31-year-old female was pronounced dead on arrival at the GRMC. She was a known Covid-19 case and had underlying health issues. She is Guam’s youngest Covid-19 related death to date.

At approximately 10:09 a.m., the second patient, a 65-year-old male passed away. He had comorbidities and was admitted to GMH on Sept. 3 after testing positive for Covid-19.

"This morning I was informed of our 17th and 18th Covid-related deaths,” said Guam Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. “It is never easy losing a member of our community to this virus, and my heart breaks every time I receive these calls. Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and I send their family and friends our condolences and deepest sympathies. We cannot afford to lose any more people in this pandemic. Please do what you need to do to protect yourselves and your loved ones."

To date, there have been a total of 1,671 confirmed cases of Covid-19 — 18 deaths, 744 not in isolation, and 912 cases in active isolation. Of those cases, 1,386 are classified as civilians and 233 are military service members.

For information on Covid-19 cases, visit the Covid-19 Dashboard and Situation Report at http://dphss.guam.gov/covid-19. The Covid-19 Dashboard is updated on business days.

November 2020 pssnewsletter

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