155th COVID-linked death; 215 new cases of COVID-19; 76 hospitalizations

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The Joint Information Center (JIC) was notified that Guam’s 155th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital at approximately 8:03 p.m. on September 8, 2021. The patient was a 54-year-old male, vaccinated, with multiple underlying health conditions, who tested positive upon arrival.

“Jeff, Josh, and I offer our thoughts and sincerest condolences to his family and friends as our island is beset with the devastating effects of the pandemic,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “A renewed commitment to keep each other safe and mitigate against the spread is the best way to pay tribute and honor each life lost to this deadly virus.”

COVID-19 Test Results: 215 New Cases of COVID-19

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported two hundred fifteen (215) new cases of COVID-19 out of 1,197 tests performed on September 8. Sixty-four (64) cases were identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 12,034 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 155 deaths, 2,550 cases in active isolation, and 9,330 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 43.1.

76 Hospitalized for COVID-19 – 44 Unvaccinated

The Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH), Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC), and U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Guam report the following COVID-19 hospital census, as of 6 p.m.:

CENSUS

GMH

GRMC

USNH

TOTAL

COVID-19 Admission

43

30

3

76

ICU

4

3

0

7

Ventilator

1

1

0

2

Vaccination Status

22 UNVACCINATED

22 UNVACCINATED

1 UNKNOWN

UNAVAILABLE

44 UNVACCINATED

 

(JIC Release No. 782)

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