10 more GDOE students, 5 employees test positive for COVID-19; total now 69

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The Guam Department of Education (GDOE) on Thursday confirmed ten (10) positive cases for COVID-19 involving students, and five (5) positive cases involving employees.

Student cases were identified at Chief Brodie Memorial Elementary School, C.L. Taitano Elementary School, Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School, M.U. Lujan Elementary School, Ordot-Chalan Pago Elementary School, Wettengel Elementary School, F.B. Leon Guerrero Middle School, Okkodo High, and two cases were identified at George Washington High School.

Employee cases were identified at Agana Heights Elementary School, Astumbo Elementary School, B.P. Carbullido Elementary School, Daniel L. Perez Elementary School, and Okkodo High School.

In collaboration with the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), GDOE has identified and notified teachers as well as parents of students who may have been in contact with the index case in order to schedule testing.

Tested individuals will remain in quarantine until they are cleared by DPHSS to return to campus. Cleaning and disinfecting of areas of the campuses are taking place to ensure schools are ready for regular hours of operation on Friday, August 27.

8/14 – 8/23: School-Level COVID-19 Tracking (Student Cases):

School

Cases

In-Person Enrollment

Percent

Adacao Elementary School

3

390

0.8%

Agana Heights Elementary School

1

327

0.3%

Astumbo Elementary School

2

349

0.6%

B.P. Carbullido Elementary School

1

403

0.2%

Chief Brodie Elementary School

1

233

0.4%

C.L. Taitano Elementary School

4

423

0.9%

Finegayan Elementary School

1

695

0.1%

Inarajan Elementary School

3

221

0.5%

Juan M .Guerrero Elementary School

1

428

0.2%

Liguan Elementary School

4

297

1.3%

Machananao Elementary School

1

382

0.3%

Merizo Elementary School

2

238

0.8%

M.U. Lujan Elementary School

1

529

0.2%

Ordot Chalan Pago Elementary School

3

403

0.7%

P.C. Lujan Elementary School

1

264

0.4%

Harry S. Truman Elementary School

1

296

0.3%

Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School

4

594

0.7%

Upi Elementary SchoolS

1

476

0.2%

Wettengel Elementary School

2

529

0.3%

Agueda I. Johnston Middle School

3

593

0.5%

Vicente S.A. Benavente Middle School

3

820

0.4%

F.B. Leon Guerrero Middle School

5

836

0.6%

Inarajan Middle School

1

503

0.2%

Oceanview Middle School

2

359

0.6%

Jose Rios Middle School

1

645

0.5%

L.P. Untalan Middle School

4

806

0.5%

George Washington High School

3

1359

0.2%

John F. Kennedy High School

4

1659

0.2%

Okkodo High School

2

1395

0.1%

Simon Sanchez High School

2

1585

0.1%

Tiyan High School

2

997

0.2%

Total Reporting

69

19034

0.4%

 

(JIC Release No. 766)

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