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Guam reports 3 more Covid-19-related fatalities

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HAGÅTÑA (JIC) — The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 73rd Covid-19-related fatality occurred at the U.S. Naval Hospital at approximately 11:20 a.m. Monday. The patient was a 76-year-old female with underlying health conditions complicated by Covid-19. She tested positive on October 15, but no information was available on hospital admission date.

The 74th Covid-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital at approximately 12:12 p.m. Monday. The patient was a 88-year-old male with underlying health conditions complicated by Covid-19. He was admitted to GMH on October 11 and tested positive upon admission.

Guam’s 75th Covid-19-related fatality also occurred at USNH at approximately 4:24 p.m. Monday The patient was a 74-year-old male with underlying health conditions, complicated by Covid-19. He was admitted to USNH on October 17 and tested positive upon admission.

“No words can truly express the heartfelt sorrow that we all feel for the passing of a loved one. To their family and friends, Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and I send our condolences and sympathies,” said Guam Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. “There will come a day when social distancing and wearing a mask will no longer be required, but we don't anticipate that day to come soon. Please do whatever is necessary to prevent any more days of mourning.”

To date, on Guam, there have been a total of 4,336 officially reported cases of Covid-19 with 75 deaths, 1,658 cases in active isolation and 2,603 not in active isolation.

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