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21st Covid-19 related fatality reported on Guam

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HAGÅTÑA (JIC) —The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 21st Covid-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital early Thursday morning at approximately 12:07 a.m. The patient was a 74-year-old woman with comorbidities that were compounded by Covid-19. She was admitted to GMH on Aug. 25.

“It seems we will not get rest from our days of sadness. This morning we lost another soul to Covid-19,” said Guam Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. “No words can heal the pain from such a loss, but Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and I send our condolences and sympathies to everyone she loved. To the people of Guam, we must do all we can to keep each other safe.”

Older adults and individuals with serious chronic medical conditions are most at risk for serious complications and death due to Covid-19. Serious chronic medical conditions include:

• Heart disease

• Diabetes

• Lung disease

• Obesity

• Immunocompromised conditions (e.g. cancer, lupus)

• Chronic liver disease

• Chronic renal disease

• Neurologic or neurodevelopmental condition

• Current or former smoking

For more information on Guam’s 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.

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