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Guam reports 67th Covid-19-related fatality

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HAGÅTÑA (JIC) — The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 67th Covid-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City at approximately 6:27 a.m. Tuesday. The patient was a 72-year-old male. He was admitted to GRMC on October 20 and tested positive upon admission.

“To those who loved him, please know that you are not alone in your mourning. On behalf of Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and our entire island, please accept our heartfelt sympathies and condolences during this most difficult time,” said Guam Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. “While I pray that no more families will have to receive this painful call, I also know that we all must do what is necessary to prevent further deaths from occurring. Wearing our face masks and practicing social distancing are the best tools we have to stop the spread.”

The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center has a Crisis Hotline that is available 24/7 at (671) 647-8833/4. For those feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed or are needing to talk to someone, GBHWC has experienced providers available and ready to assist the community with any heightened stress and anxiety experienced as a result of Covid-19.

For more information on Covid-19 cases, visit the official Covid-19 Situation Report at http://dphss.guam.gov/covid-19

 

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